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lawyer , judge , National Guard officer

Malcolm Hay, American lawyer, judge, National Guard officer. Decorated Legion of Merit.


Hay, Malcolm was born on May 19, 1907 in Pittsburgh. Son of Southard and Eleanor (Humbird) Hay.


Graduate Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, University Pittsburgh, 1933.


Admitted to Pennsylvania bar, 1933, practiced in Pittsburgh. Partner firm Miller, Hay & Entwisle, from 1957. Instructor U. Pittsburgh School Social Work, 1948-1952.

Judge orphans court div. Court Common Pleas, Allegheny County, 1968-1972. Commissioned Second lieutenant O.R.C., United States Army, 1931, advanced through grades to captain, 1941.

Active duty in European Theatre of Operations, World World War II. Colonel Reserve, 1946-1961. Commandant Pittsburgh United States Army Reserve School, 1950-1961.

Adjutant general, Pennsylvania, major general National Guard, from 1961. Major general Army of the United States, from 1961. Lay deputy Triennial Convention Protestant Episcopal Church United States, 1953-1961, member committee canons, from 1955.

Member Community Chest Allegheny County, from 1959. Pennsylvania Citizens Association, from 1959. Chancellor P.E. Diocese Pittsburgh, from 1951, trustee from 1937.

Trustee St. Margaret Memorial Hospital, Pennsylvania Mental Health Inc. Trustee Family and Childrens Service Allegheny County, from 1947, president, 1956-1957. Director United Mental Health Service Allegheny County, from 1958.


Member Community Chest Allegheny County, from 1959. Member Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce (director, general counsel from 1959), Reserve Officers Association United States (president Pennsylvania 1955-1956, nat. judge advisory 1950-1951, nat. council 1951-1952, nat. vice president 1956-1957) American Legion, Military Order World Wars, Association United States Army, S.A.R., American, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County Bar Associations, Phi Delta Phi. Mason (320, Shriner).

Clubs: Fox Chapel, Pittsburgh, Harvard-Yale-Princeton, University (Pittsburgh).


Married Martha Verner Leggate, June 4, 1931.; married second, Mary Otis Mather, December 16, 1943. Children: Eleanor Anne (Mistress.

Southard Hay

Eleanor (Humbird) Hay

Martha Verner Leggate

Mary Otis Mather

Eleanor Anne (Mrs Hay