George Wilson Malone – First Lieutenant, United States Army United States Senator

Courtesy of the Congress of the United States:

Senator from Nevada; born in Fredonia, Wilson County, Kansas, August 7, 1890; attended the public schools; graduated from the University of Nevada at Reno in 1917; engaged as a civil and hydraulic engineer at Reno, Nev., in 1914; during the First World War enlisted as a private in the Field Artillery; promoted to sergeant, and became a lieutenant and regimental intelligence officer, serving in England and France 1917-1919; State engineer of Nevada 1927-1935; special consultant to the United States Senate Military Affairs subcommittee on strategic and critical minerals and materials and for examination of military establishments during the Second World War; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1946; reelected in 1952, and served from January 3, 1947, to January 3, 1959; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1958 and for election to the United States House of Representatives in 1960; consulting engineer in Washington, D.C., until his death there May 19, 1961; interment in Arlington National Cemetery, Fort Myer, Va.


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