He was born in Alt Beelitz, (today Stare Bielice, Poland). In 1950 he joined the Democratic Farmers' Party of Germany (Demokratische Bauernpartei Deutschlands). From 1952 to 1955 he studied Economics.
From 1958 to 1967 Maleuda was a member of the district council of Königs Wusterhausen, from 1967 to 1976 a member of the district council of Potsdam and from 1976 to 1982 he was a member of the district council of Halle. In 1981 he was elected as a member of the People's Chamber.
From 1977 to 1990 he was a member of the Presidium of the Democratic Farmers' Party of Germany (DBD). On 27 March 1987 Maleuda became chairman of the DBD and at the same time a deputy chairman of the Council of State.
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- Kinzer, Stephen (19 October 1994). "Germany's Ex-Communists Promise to Behave in Parliament". The New York Times. Retrieved 16 March 2010.
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