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Vernon Malone Papers


Vernon Malone (d. 2009), a native of Wake County, was the son of John and Nonnie Donaldson Malone. A graduate of DuBois High School in Wake Forest and Shaw University in Raleigh, he studied further at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Minnesota. A career educator, Malone served as chairman of the Wake County School Board; was elected as a Wake County Commissioner (1984-2002; chairman, 1990-1994); and North Carolina State Senator (2003-2009), where he was serving at the time of his sudden death.Papers include handwritten and typed speeches made by Vernon Malone in Wake County and beyond to organizations, church and school groups, from 1976 to just before his ... (more below)

Title

Vernon Malone Papers

Collection Number

PC.2096

Date(s)

1976-2009

Language

English

Physical Description
6.0 boxes
Abstract

Vernon Malone (d. 2009), a native of Wake County, was the son of John and Nonnie Donaldson Malone. A graduate of DuBois High School in Wake Forest and Shaw University in Raleigh, he studied further at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Minnesota. A career educator, Malone served as chairman of the Wake County School Board; was elected as a Wake County Commissioner (1984-2002; chairman, 1990-1994); and North Carolina State Senator (2003-2009), where he was serving at the time of his sudden death.

Papers include handwritten and typed speeches made by Vernon Malone in Wake County and beyond to organizations, church and school groups, from 1976 to just before his death in 2009; letters; photographs; programs; resolutions; tributes; certificates; a diploma; guest books; the "Lord Malone 1994" Scrapbook; clippings; various material relating to his life, family, and public service; and a DVD disc of the recorded funeral service of Senator Malone, 23 April 2009. Processing may not be in its final form, but the collection may be used as is.

Creator

Malone, Vernon

Repository

State Archives of North Carolina


Papers including handwritten and typed speeches that he made in Wake County and beyond to organizations, church and school groups, from 1976 to just before his death in 2009; letters; photographs; programs; resolutions; tributes; certificates; a diploma; guest books; the "Lord Malone 1994" Scrapbook; clippings; various material relating to his life, family, and public service; and a DVD disc of the recorded funeral service of Senator Malone, 23 April 2009. Approximately 1.75 cubic feet.


  • African Americans--North Carolina
  • African Americans--North Carolina--Wake County.
  • North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate.
  • Wake County (N.C)