Malcolm A. Malpass, Jr. was born on October 20, 1925. He received his education in the Amsterdam school system. He joined the United States Navy at age 17. He served on the USS Westmoreland, stationed in the Pacific Ocean. Malcom was an honorably discharged United States Navy, World War II veteran, serving from 1943-1946. Malcolm retired as a Tool & Die Maker at General Electric in Schenectady, NY. He and his wife, Mary Madelone Malpass, were married for 65 years and enjoyed watching their family grow. They were blessed with two children, six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.