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Michael T. Maloney, emeritus professor of economics – July 27, 2021

Longtime Clemson University economics professor Michael T. Maloney, 71, of Clemson died July 27, 2021.

Maloney was a Professor of Economics at Clemson for 45 years. He retired in 2008, but returned to work temporarily until 2013. He was a member of the Emeritus College.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Martha McDonald; daughters Cassandra McGowan (Chad) of Fort Mill and Mame Maloney (Pierre Wagenseil) of Chicago,; three grandchildren; and five siblings.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The John E. Walker Department of Economics has posted more information and memorials about Maloney on its web page.

Memorial contributions to the Dr. Michael T. Maloney Annual Fellowship in Economics may be made online at, by phone at 864-656-5896 or by mail: Clemson University Annual Giving Office, PO Box 1889 Clemson, SC 29633.

Maloney’s full obituary is posted online.