Samuel Ross Maloney

9 January 1890–27 December 1950 (Age 60)
Athena, Umatilla, Oregon, United States

The Life of Samuel Ross

Samuel Ross Maloney was born on 9 January 1890, in Athena, Umatilla, Oregon, United States as the son of Cordelia Maloney. He lived in John Day, Grant, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Salem Election Precinct 5, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 27 December 1950, at the age of 60, and was buried in Canyon City Cemetery, Canyon City, Grant, Oregon, United States.

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Samuel Ross Maloney
Clara Mae Lemons

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Cordelia Maloney




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 8

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maol Dhomhnaigh ‘descendant of the devotee of the Church’. Compare Muldowney .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel R Maloney, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ross Samuel Maloney in household of Cordelia Maloney, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel R Maloney in household of Cardelia Maloney, "United States Census, 1910"

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