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Justice Martin Joseph "Mart" O'Malley

(Seventy-fifth Justice)

Justice Martin Joseph O'Malley

Justice O'Malley was born September 17, 1890, in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and died September 9, 1972, in Gainesville, Florida.431

He attended St. Thomas College in Scranton, Pennsylvania, from 1910 to 1912, and received his LL.B. from Valparaiso University in 1915. He practiced law intermittently in Huntington, Indiana, from 1922 to 1965. He was Huntington County Attorney from 1930 to 1933, and twice Huntington City Attorney, from 1939 to 1943 and from 1955 to 1956. In 1942, he was elected to the Indiana Supreme Court, where he served until 1949.432

431. Obituaries, RES GESTAE, Oct. 1972, at 22, 22.
432. Id.

Source: Browning, Minde C., Richard Humphrey, and Bruce Kleinschmidt. "Biographical Sketches of Indiana Supreme Court Justices." Indiana Law Review: Vol. 30, No. 1, 1997. View this source in PDF format.