Biography of Hon, William Maloney


Maloney, Hon. William, Buffalo, born in Geneseo, Livingston county, N. Y., February 22, 1867, is the youngest son of Thomas and Julia (Delehaney) Maloney, natives of Ireland. Thomas was brought to America by his parents in 1832 when he was six months old and settled in Rochester, N. Y., where he followed various occupations and finally engaged in the trucking business. He reared three sons and three daughters. He is a Democrat and now resides in Buffalo. William Maloney was educated at the Geneseo State Normal School, came to Buffalo in 1881, and enentered the employ of the New York Central Railroad, first as trainman and later as conductor, which position he held seven years. In 1890 he engaged in the hotel business, which he still continues. He has always been an unswerving Democrat, was a committeeman from the Eleventh ward for several years, and in 1896 was elected to the State Legislature from the Third Assembly District of Erie county by a plurality of 2,132. He is a staunch advocate of the principles of bimetalism and during his first term as assemblyman served on the Committees on Canals, Revision and Public Printing. He is a member of the Hibernians and C. M. B. A. In June. 1897, he married Margaret, daughter of Philip Day of Buffalo.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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