The life of William L. Mallory was celebrated on Sunday at a public memorial service at the Cincinnati Museum Center.
Mallory, 82, of the West End, served 28 years in the Ohio House of Representatives starting in 1966, according to his biography by the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal.
Mallory's children followed his footsteps into politics serving in such offices as Cincinnati mayor, Hamilton County Municipal Court judge and Ohio state representative.
The Mallory family asked that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to The William L. Mallory, Sr. Scholarship Fund at the University of Cincinnati.
The mother’s 1-year-old child has been placed with Child Protective Services.