Robert Sarsfield MALONEY, Congress, MA (1881-1934)


MALONEY, Robert Sarsfield, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Lawrence, Essex County, Mass., February 3, 1881; attended the public schools; learned the printerâs trade; fraternal delegate of the American Federation of Labor to the Canadian Trades and Labor Congress, Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 1907; New England organizer for the International Typographical Union 1908-1912; member of the board of aldermen in 1909 and served as president; director of the Department of Public Health and Charities of Lawrence in 1912 and 1915-1920; engaged in commercial printing in 1913 and 1914; member of the city council 1916-1920 and served as president; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); was not a candidate for renomination in 1922; again served as director of the Department of Public Health and Charities, from 1924 until 1928; published a weekly newspaper and, later, engaged in the restaurant business until his death in Lawrence, Mass., November 8, 1934; interment in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.

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