Thomas J. O'Malley

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Thomas J. O'Malley (1868 – May 27, 1936) was a Wisconsin politician. He was born in Menasha, Wisconsin in 1868. He initially worked in the railway industry, eventually becoming a passenger conductor for the North Western Railroad. He was active in the railway union, and in 1932 he became the first Democrat elected the 26th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin in nearly forty years. He served two terms, from 1933 until 1936, despite falling out of favor with his party during his first term. He planned to run for governor, but died of a heart attack in 1936 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.[1]


  1. ^ "Thomas O'Malley". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. May 27, 1936. p. 17. Retrieved February 3, 2016 – via  open access publication – free to read
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Huber
Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
Succeeded by
Henry Gunderson