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Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley, director of the Kansas City Water Department, to Robert E. Hannegan, regarding the candidacy of Mrs. McDaniels for statewide office. McDaniels was supported by "the St. Louis organization," and Tom Pendergast stated that he would not oppose their candidate. O'Malley writes that he "talked both with Jim Aylward and Senator Truman; both expressed themselves in accordance with Mr. Pendergast's views."

Date: 
December 19th 1938

Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley to Egbert Miller, urging Miller to vote for James Billings in the Missouri Supreme Court race and writing that "Governor Stark richly deserves your censure."

Date: 
July 25th 1938

Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley to an unnamed commissioner, disparaging J. E. Dunne, publisher of 'The Insurance Index' of Louisville, Kentucky.

Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley referring to an enclosed letter from J. E. Dunne which responds to O'Malley's criticism of an editorial that appears in 'The Insurance Index.' Dunne's letter accuses O'Malley of corruption in the insurance industry and describes a recent letter from him as "the last wail of the dying calf."

Date: 
July 20th 1936

Letter from R. Emmet O'Malley responding to to an editorial column published in 'The Insurance Index' accusing him of misdeeds.

Date: 
July 10th 1936

Letter from Superintendent of Insurance R. E. O'Malley to William J. McGinley, Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Columbus, accusing his organization of corruption and illegal political contributions.

Date: 
September 17th 1936
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