John Joseph Lalor

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John Joseph Lalor
Died (aged 58)[1]
Washington, D. C.

John Joseph Lalor (1840/1841 to 9 June 1899[1]) political scientist. Translator of work by Ludwig Nohl and Wilhelm Roscher and best known for Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States (1895).


In 1885, Lalor taught at East Side High School, Milwaukee.[2] Lalor worked as a translator in the Director of Mint, U. S. Treasury Department.[3] Lalor collaborated with Louis Wolowski, Ludwig Nohl, and Paul Shorey. He translated works by Rudolf von Jhering and Wilhelm Roscher. He translated from German two works by Ludwig Nohl, a biography of Ludwig Beethoven in Life of Beethoven (1881)[4] and Wolfgang Mozart in Life of Mozart (1880).[5]

In 1899, Lalor died from injuries due to a fall.[2]

Works or publications[edit]

  • Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political History of the United States. 1895. OCLC 634756812.
  • Life of Beethoven. 1881. OCLC 861108. with L. Nohl
  • Life of Mozart. 1880. OCLC 604749. with L. Nohl
  • Principles of Political Economy, 1882, OCLC 3484818 with G. F. Roscher and L. Wolowski
  • R. von Jhering (1915). The Struggle for Law. OCLC 1933945. translated from German by Lalor
  • The Constitutional and Political History of the United States. 1881. OCLC 294964. with H. Von Holst, Alfred Bishop Mason, P. Shorey, Brainerd, Ira Hutchinson
  • The Primer of Political Economy; in Sixteen Definitions and Forty Propositions. 1885. OCLC 6784624. with Alfred Bishop Mason

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Dies from Shock. Unexpected Termination of John J. Lalor's Injuries". The Evening Star (Washington, D. C.). June 10, 1899. p. 8. Retrieved 2014-07-09.
  2. ^ a b "Funeral of John J. Lalor. Services at St. Matthew's Church This Morning". Washington, D. C.: The Evening Star. June 12, 1899. p. 8. Retrieved 2014-07-12.
  3. ^ "The News in Brief". Laport, Pa.: Republican news item. June 15, 1899.
  4. ^ Nohl, Ludwig (1881). Life of Beethoven. Translated by John Joseph Lalor.
  5. ^ Nohl, Ludwig (1880). Life of Mozart. Translated by John Joseph Lalor.

Further reading[edit]

  • Vermont. Adjutant and Inspector General's Office (1927), Lalor, John J., Jr, OCLC 166264977

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