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Albert B. Fall

US Senator Albert B. Fall

Profession: US Senator

United States of America

Why Famous: United States Senator from New Mexico and the Secretary of the Interior under President Warren G. Harding, infamous for his involvement in the Teapot Dome scandal.

Born: November 26, 1861
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Died: November 30, 1944 (aged 83)

Married Life

  • 1883-05-07 US Senator Albert B. Fall (21) weds Emma Garland Morgan in Clarksville, Texas

Historical Events

  • 1914-03-09 US Senator Albert Fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"
  • 1922-04-07 Warren G. Harding's Interior Secretary, Albert B. Fall, leases the Teapot Dome oil reserves to Harry Sinclair, setting in motion the Teapot Dome scandals
  • 1929-10-25 Former Interior Secretary Albert B. Fall convicted of accepting $100,000 bribe in the Teapot scandal - 1st US Cabinet member to go to jail

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