George Hyde FALLON, Congress, MD (1902-1980)


FALLON, George Hyde, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., July 24, 1902; attended the public schools, Calvert Business College, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.; engaged in the advertising sign business; chairman of the Democratic State central committee of Baltimore, Md., in 1938; member of the Baltimore city council 1939-1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1971); chairman, Committee on Public Works (Eighty-ninth through Ninety-first Congresses); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1970 to the Ninety-second Congress; resided in Baltimore, Md., where he died March 21, 1980; interment in Greenmount Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present