Barbara Mallory Caraway

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Barbara Mallory Caraway
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from the 110 district
In office
Personal details
Born (1956-05-08) May 8, 1956 (age 62)
Clarksville, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dwaine Caraway
Residence Dallas, Texas
Alma mater Texas Southern University

Barbara Mallory Caraway (born May 8, 1956) is a former Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing District 110 between 2007 - 2013.

Political career[edit]

Mallory Caraway served on the Dallas City Council representing District 6 for eight years from 1993 to 2001 until term limits forced her to retire. She is also a former Democratic Precinct Chair.

Mallory Caraway was elected to the Texas House of Representatives on November 7, 2006. In November 2008, she was re-elected to a second term. House District 110 includes the Dallas areas of Singing Hills, Southeast Oak Cliff - including the Cedar Crest Addition, parts of Pleasant Grove and the City of Seagoville. Mallory Caraway serves on the Public Safety Committee and the Urban Affairs Committee.

Mallory Caraway lost Democratic primary runs for Congress in District 30 against incumbent Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) in 2012[1], 2014[2] and 2016[3]. She is running again in 2018.[4]

Career Futures Initiative[edit]

Mallory Caraway introduced the Career Futures Initiative in 2007 to address low scores in math and science by giving high school students first-hand knowledge and practical experience in the fields of math, science, engineering and technology.

Personal life[edit]

Originally from Amarillo, Texas, Mallory Caraway is the fifth of eight children. She has lived in the Dallas area for more than 22 years. She is married to Dwaine Caraway, a City Council Member and former Acting Mayor of Dallas. She has a stepdaughter and two granddaughters. Mallory Caraway is a small business owner and is a member of the National Conference of State Legislators, the National Foundation of Women Legislators, the Cedar Crest Neighborhood Association, and is a member of Camp Wisdom United Methodist Church. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Telecommunications/Theatre from Texas Southern University.

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Preceded by
Jesse Jones
Member of the Texas House of Representatives
from District 110 (Dallas)

Succeeded by
Toni Rose