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Margaret (Moloney) Robinson with children Preston and W. Lawrence, circa 1907
One of ten children of James Moloney, she and her family lived at 230 Cypress St. with her parents. She served as chair of the Democratic Town Committee; was elected as a member of the School Committee in 1925 and served for six years; and was a Town Meeting member, president of the American Legion Auxiliary of the Brookline Post, and a member of the National Civic Foundation. In 1939, a playground was created at Cypress and Franklin Streets and named the Margaret Robinson Playground.

From the Lawrence T. Moloney Family collection