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Walter J. Mahoney

Walter J. Mahoney (March 10, 1908 Buffalo, New York - March 1, 1982) was an American lawyer and politician.


He graduated from Canisius College in 1930, and from the University at Buffalo Law School. He was admitted to the bar in 1934, and practiced law in Buffalo. While studying law, he was a reporter for the Buffalo Times.

He attended on October 2, 1932, in a vacant storefront in the old Gerron's Building in Buffalo, the first meeting of the Association of New York State Young Republican Clubs. The association was incorporated in 1934 and in 1935 Mahoney was elected president, a post he resigned after he was elected to the New York State Senate.

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1937 to 1964, sitting in the 160th, 161st, 162nd, 163rd, 164th, 165th, 166th, 167th, 168th, 169th, 170th, 171st, 172nd, 173rd and

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