10/4/1931 - 12/10/2013
Politics Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of William Mallory Sr.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Former Ohio legislator William L. Mallory, who was the state's first black House majority leader and longest-serving in its history, died Tuesday in Cincinnati at the age of 82, his son said.
Former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory said his father died peacefully, surrounded by his family, after a brief illness. Other details weren't available immediately.
Elected to the Ohio House in 1966, the elder Mallory served 28 years in the Legislature, with two decades as the...