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James H. Malone

James H. Malone Oct. 31, 1851 - June 29, 1929 The 35th Mayor of Memphis, 1906-1910. Author of "The Chickasaw Nation". He shared a legal office on the 11th floor of the Exchange Building, overlooking Court Square, with his younger brother Walter Malone, Judge of the Second Circuit Court of Shelby County. Walter was a writer and author of the famous poem "Opportunity". Mayor Malone said, "My greatest regret in leaving this office is the pleasure I have had in watching the pigeons and squirrels in this square. I am glad I have made it possible for them to be fed daily." This memorial was placed by Alba R. Malone 1991.