Richard Walker MALLARY, Congress, VT (1929)


MALLARY, Richard Walker, a Representative from Vermont; born in Springfield, Mass., February 21, 1929; educated at Bradford Academy, Bradford, Vt.; A.B., Dartmouth College, 1949; operated a dairy farm in Fairlee, Vt., 1950-1970; elected chairman, Fairlee Board of Selectmen, 1951-1953; member of the Vermont state house of representatives, 1961-1969, 1999-2003, served as speaker, 1966-1968; member of the Vermont state senate, 1969-1970; chairman, Vermont Legislative Council, 1965-1967; delegate to Republican National Convention, 1968; vice chairman, Governorâs Committee on Administrative Coordination, 1969; trustee and treasurer, Vermont State Colleges, 1962-1965; Vermont secretary of administration, 1971; elected as a Republican, by special election, to the Ninety-second Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Robert T. Stafford, and reelected to the Ninety-third Congress (January 7, 1972-January 3, 1975); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974 but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; bank vice president in Springfield, Mass., 1975-1977; secretary of administration, State of Vermont, 1977-1980; vice president, Central Vermont Public Service Corp., 1980-1983; chairman of the board of a heating company, 1984-1985; president, Vermont Electric Power Company, 1986-1994; Vermont state tax commissioner, January 2003-June 2003; is a resident of Charlotte, Vt.

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