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Congressman , community development executive

James Henry Maloney, American Congressman. Recipient Distinguished Svc. award Junior Chamber of Commerce North Fairfield County, 1984, Community Svc. award Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism, 1990, Special Recognition award Jewish Home for the Elderly, Fairfield County, 1993; named Legislator of Year, Caucus Connecticut Democrats, 1990, Connecticut Association Ind.Ins. Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, 1992.


Maloney, James Henry was born on September 17, 1948 in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Henry Junior and Katherine Smith (Murphy) Maloney.


Bachelor cum laude, Harvard University, 1972; Juris Doctor, Boston University, 1980.


Volunteer Volunteers in Service to America, Gary, Indiana, 1969—1970. Executive director Community Action Committee Danbury, Connecticut, 1974—1978. Attorney Pinney, Payne, VanLenten, Burrell, Wolfe & Dillman, Professional Corporation, Danbury, 1980—1986.

Partner Dice, Maloney & Lenz, Professional Corporation, 1986—1993, Maloney, Leaphart & Associates, PC, Danbury, 1995—1997. Member Connecticut Senate, Hartford, 1987—1995, 105-107th Congresses from 5th Connecticut district, 1997—2003, member armed services committee, member finance services committee. President, general counsel Connecticut Institute Communities, Inc., since 2003.

Chief Executive Officer Main St. Development Corporation, since 2003.


  • While the new district was numerically Maloney's district (the 5th), its demographics slightly favored Johnson, who won by over 20,000 votes.


Chairman Danbury Cmty. Endowment, 1984-1994, democratic candidate for United States Congress, 1994, 96.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: sailing.


Married Mary Angela Draper, August 16, 1980. Children: Adele, Anna, Ellen.

James Henry Maloney Junior

Katherine Smith (Murphy) Maloney

Mary Angela Draper

Adele Maloney

Ellen Maloney

Anna Maloney