James H. Maloney

James H. "Jim" Maloney ( born September 17, 1948 in Quincy, Massachusetts) is an American politician. Between 1997 and 2003 he represented the state of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives.


James Maloney first attended St. Sebastian High School in Needham and then studied until 1972 at Harvard University. After studying law at Boston University and qualifying as a lawyer, he began in 1980 to work in Danbury in his new profession. Politically, Maloney joined the Democratic Party. Between 1986 and 1995 he was a member of the Senate of Connecticut.

In the congressional elections of 1996 he was in the fifth electoral district of Connecticut in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There he stepped on 3 January 1997 is the successor of the Republican Gary Franks. After two elections Maloney was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 2003, three contiguous legislatures. In the 2002 elections, he defeated the Republican Nancy Johnson. Some of his election defeat is also the result of the redistribution of electoral districts. In Maloney's district areas were added with great Republican electorate. Since 2003, James Maloney is no longer politically have appeared.