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  • ID: I55906
  • Name: James Hallett Maloney
  • Given Name: James Hallett
  • Surname: Maloney 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 17 Apr 1898 in Ft. Madison, Lee Co., Iowa 2
  • Death: 16 Oct 1967 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa 3
  • Event: Military 1 Feb 1919 Commissioned 2ND Lt, Field Artillery
  • Event: 1920 Census 5 Jan 1920 Iowa, Linn Co., Rapids Twsp, 4Th Ward, Ed 117, Sh 3, Ln 77
  • Event: 1930 Census 1930 1930 Census, Iowa, Linn Co., Cedar Rapids, Dist 46, 171 2ND Ave
  • Event: Born with six fingers and six toes; amuptated shortly after birth. His shoes had to be custom made. Medical Condition
  • _UID: D82F5C73FD964C8083B661E96A8AC0CE3A5F
  • Change Date: 13 Jul 2011 at 13:18
  • Note:
    The Story of Iowa, the Progress of an American State, Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1952, Vol. IV, Page 1182
    JAMES HALLETT MALONEY, president of the R. D. Hunting Lumber Company of Cedar Rapids , and secretary and treasurer of the Green Gables Realty Corporation and Green Gables Builders, Inc., was born in Fort Madison on April 17, 1898, the son of Dr. John Campbell and Jessie (Clark) Maloney. Mr. Maloney's parental grandparents, Peyton Philip and Lucy (Cocke) Malone, were natives of Virginia, where the lived and died, and where Peyton Philip Maloney was a farmer. Dr. John Campbell Maloney, the father of the subject of this sketch, was a dentist, who practiced in Wisconsin and later in Fort Madison. He was a Democrat and a member of the Presbyterian Chruch, in which he served as an elder. He spend his last years in retirement from active duties and died on May 24, 1948, in Quincy, Illinois, at the age of eighty-five. His wife, who was a native of Wisconsin, died at Fort Madison. Her father, James Clark, had been a farmer in southeastern Wisconsin.
    James Hallett Maloney graduated from the Fort Madison High School and attended Coe College, in Cedar Rapids. He then entered the employ of the Harry I. Worth Company of Cedar Rapids, lumber brokers, in the capacity of stenographer and bookkeeper, and continued as such until he left for officer's training camp during World War I. He was sent to Camp Zachery Taylor, Kentucky, where he received his commission as second lieutenant and where he was still stationed at the time of the Armistice. After receiving his discharge on February 1, 1919, Mr. Maloney returned to Cedar Rapids to become office man for the R. D. Hunting Lumber Company, with which he has been associated ever since. For several years, up to April 1, 1947, this wholesale lumber business had been a partnership, with R. D. Hunting and James Hallett Maloney as the active partners, but on that date it was incorporated and Mr. Maloney is now president. The firm handles direct mill shipments to retailers and industrials and is one of the most active concerns of its kind in the Middle West. Mr. Maloney also serves as secretary and treasurer of the Green Gable Realty Corporation and Green Gable Builders, Inc., with offices at Cedar Rapids and manufacturing plat at Onawa.
    He is a member of the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, the Executives Club, the Pickwick Club, and the Cedar Rapids Country Club, and fraternally is affiliated with Cedar Raids Lodge No. 251, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and Hanford Post No. 5 of the American Legion. He attends and is a supporter of the First Presbyterian Chruch, and in politics votes the Republican ticket. My Maloney's chief recreation is fishing.
    On January 27, 1945, James Hallett Maloney married Marjorie Ann Riley, a native of Ohio and the daughter of Harley F. and Esther (Crawford) Riley of Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Riley, who is a veteran of World War I, is divisional sales manager of the Hudson Motor Company. Mrs. Maloney is a graduate of the Whitefish Bay High School and also attended Milwaukee-Downer College. She attends the First Presbyterian Church of Cedar Rapids. Mr. and Mrs. Maloney are the parents of two children, Karen Jean, born November 13, 1945; and James Hallett, Jr., born in June, 1947. Mr. Maloney also has one daughter, Georgia Ann, born July 14, 1933, who is now a student at St. Mary's Academy in Los Angeles, California.

    OBITUARY - The Cedar Rapids [Iowa] Gazette: Thus., Oct 17, 1967, page 3A
    JAMES H. MALONEY James H. Maloney, 69, of 2339 Linden drive, SE, a Cedar Rapids resident 51 years, died Monday following a short illness.
    Mr. Maloney was born April 17, 1898, in Ft. Madison. He was graduated from Coe College in 1915 [incorrect/attended but did not graduate] and the Ft. Madison Business College in 1916.
    After serving as a lieutenant in the army during World war I, he returned to Cedar Rapids as a partner in the R. D Hunting Lumber Co. [that did not happen until the 1930's].
    He was president of Continental Forest Products and Climate Engineers. In addition, he was affiliated with Western Forest Products Co., Southern Forest Products Co., Mountain Forest Products, Inc., Green Gable Builders, Inc., and Green Gable Realty Corp.
    Mr. Maloney was married to Marjorie Riley January 27, 1945, in Cedar Rapids.
    He was a member of the Cedar Rapids Country club, the Pickwick club, the Cedar Rapids and United States Chambers of Commerce, the Wholesale Lumber Assn, the Presbyterian church and the Executive club.
    Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Karen of Cedar Rapids and Mrs. Richard Belardi of Anaheim, Calif., a son, James, jr., of Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren and two brothers, Peyton and Lucius, both of California.
    Services: Turner Chapel east at 3 p.m. Wednesday by Dr. Francis Pritchard of First Presbyterian Chruch. Friends may call at the chapel until 2:30. The casket will not be opened after the service. The family suggests that friends may, if they wish, contribute to the cancer fund.

    1920 Census - Iowa, Linn Co., (Cedar) Rapids Twsp, 4th Ward, ED 117, Sh 3, ln 77: As boarder in household of Edward P. Robinson:
    Maloney, James H., roomer, male, white, 21, single, reads/writes, born Iowa, father born Virginia, mother born Wisc. Manager, wholesale lumber - wage earner
    1930 Census, Iowa, Linn Co., Cedar Rapids, Dist 46, p. *, 171 2nd Ave
    Maloney, James H., head. R. w male 31 divorced, b. Iowa, father VA, mother Wisconsin, manager, wholesale lumber

    World War One Draft Registration Card - James Hallett Maloney, 1028 5th Street, Ft. Madison, Lee Co., Iowa, 20, b. 17 Apr 1898, white US citizen, Office Manager, Harry J. Worth Co., 505 Security Bldg, Cedar Rapids, Iowa nearest relative Mrs. J. C. Maloney, 1028 5th Street, Fr. Madison, tall sender build, brown eyes, light brown hair

    1925 Iowa Census, Linn Co., Cedar Rapids Precinct 22, home 830
    James H. Maloney, male white 27, married, owns home w/mortgage, value 7000/mortage 4000, insured for 5500, 2 yrs of college, b. Ft. Madison, father John C. Maloney, b. "don't know", mother Jessie Clark, b. "don't know," parents married Wisconsin
    Marie W., Maloney, wife, female white 32, married, 2 yrs college, b. Olin, Iowa, father Lloyd Willis, b. "don't know", mother Fannie M. Chendler, age -, b. Charles City, Iowa, age 52, married Iowa

    Maloney, Hendrick & Others - J. H. Maloney

    Father: John Campbell Maloney b: 27 Jan 1863 in Aspinwall (Coles Ferry), Charlotte Co., Virginia
    Mother: Jessie Mae Clark b: 27 Dec 1867 in Chester, Dodge Co., Wisconsin

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: 13 Dec 1919 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa Annulment
    • Event: Marriage Fact Bef 1921 in Iowa
    • Change Date: 13 Jul 2011

    Marriage 2 Spouse Unknown
    • Divorced: Y
    • Married: 21 Jul 1921 in Iowa City, Iowa
    • Event: Marriage Fact Bef 1930 in Iowa
    • Change Date: 13 Jul 2011

    Marriage 3 Spouse Unknown
    • Divorced: Y
    • Married: 19 May 1930 in Iowa, Prob. Linn Co.
    • Event: Marriage Fact 7 Dec 1933
    • Change Date: 13 Jul 2011

    Marriage 4 Spouse Unknown
    • Married: 27 Jan 1945 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa 4
    • Change Date: 13 Jul 2011

    1. Abbrev: The Story of Iowa, the Progess of an American State
      Title: The Story of Iowa, the Progess of an American State
      Publication: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1952
        Name: Not Given
    2. Abbrev: Iowa Death Certificate
      Title: Iowa Death Certificate
        Name: Not Given

      Page: James Hallett Maloney
      Quality: 3
      Text: b. Apr 17, 1898, Ft. Madison, Iowa, d. 16 Oct 1967, St. Lukes Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
    3. Abbrev: Iowa Death Certificate
      Title: Iowa Death Certificate
        Name: Not Given

      Page: State File 116-
      Quality: 3
      Text: James Hallett Maloney, died Oct 16, 1967, St. Lukes Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, resided there 51 yrs - street address 2339 Linden Drive, S.E. Male, white, married, businesss limber brokerage. Born April 17, 1898 (69 yrs old) Ft. Madison, Iowa, son of John Campbell Maloney and Jessie Clark. SSAN 484-30-6957 Informant - Mrs. J. H. Maloney
    4. Abbrev: Iowa Public Records
      Title: Iowa Public Records
      Page: Linn Co. Marriage Licenses, Vol 45, Page 291
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