Martin O’Malley

by follers on February 2, 2015

Birth Name: Martin Joseph O’Malley

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: January 18, 1963

Ethnicity:
*Irish (father)
*German, Dutch, Irish, English, Scottish (mother)

Martin O’Malley is an American politician. A Democrat, he has served as Mayor of Baltimore, from December 7, 1999 to January 17, 2007, and Governor of Maryland, from January 17, 2007 to January 21, 2015.

He was a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2016.

Martin’s paternal grandfather was William Patrick O’Malley (the son of Martin O’Malley and Bridget O’Toole). William was born in Pennsylvania. Martin’s great-grandparents Martin and Bridget were both Irish.

Martin’s paternal grandmother was Marie Genevieve Clarty (the daughter of John J. Clarty and Mary Ann McGinty). John was born in Ireland, the son of Thomas Cloherty. Mary was born in New York, the daughter of Edward McGinty and Catherine Donohue, and was also of Irish descent.

Martin’s maternal grandfather was Joseph George Suelzer, Jr. (the son of Joseph George Suelzer and Sophia Marie Klueppel). Martin’s great-grandfather Joseph was born in Germany, the son of Johannes Suelzer and Agnes Courth/Court. Sophia was born in Indiana, to Dutch parents, Johannes Gerhardus Kluppel and Marie Kamphuis. Martin’s grandfather’s sister, Sister Alexa Suelzer, was a prominent nun who was a writer, educator, and theologian.

Martin’s maternal grandmother was Martha Esther Dix (the daughter of Frank J. Dix and Luella Inella Mary Meyer). Frank was the son of Seth J. Dix and Esther Elizabeth Bolger, who was Irish. Luella was the daughter of Charles F. F. Meyer/Meyers, who was German, and of Martha Campbell.

Sources: Genealogy of Martin O’Malley (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Martin’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Martin’s paternal grandmother, Marie Genevieve Clarty, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Martin’s maternal grandfather, Joseph George Suelzer, Jr., on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Joseph George Suelzer, Jr. on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Martin’s maternal grandmother, Martha Esther Dix, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Martha Esther Dix on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

photo by MarylandGovPics [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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Connerfromvine June 5, 2016 at 11:12 am

Cool. A random white dude

bearboy June 6, 2016 at 8:22 pm

I agree he is cool!

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