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Herold Mahoney was a graduate from SRJC, a member of the SRJC Board of Trustees, and a local businessman. Mr. Mahoney graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College in 1932, after serving as President of the Associated Students. He continued on to the University of California at Berkeley where he received a bachelor's degree in business administration. Following graduation, he worked for Union Oil Company and served in the U.S. Navy, eventually returning to Petaluma to start his own business. In addition to serving on local school boards, Mr. Mahoney served as a member of SRJC's Board of Trustees for ten years. In recognition of his service to the College and the community, the library on the new Petaluma Campus, opened in 1995, was named after Herold Mahoney. Mr. Mahoney died on November 21, 1999.