Joseph McCarthy

US Senator Joseph McCarthy

Profession: US Senator

United States of America

Biography: Asserted in a speech that he had a list of members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring who were employed in the State Department but never able to prove his sensational charge

Born: November 14, 1909
Birthplace: Grand Chute, Wisconsin, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: May 2, 1957 (aged 47)
Cause of Death: Hepatitis

Married Life

  • 1953-09-29 US Senator Joseph McCarthy (43) weds researcher Jean Kerr at St. Matthews Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Historical Events

  • 1950-02-09 Senator Joseph McCarthy charges State Department infested with 205 communists
  • 1954-03-09 Edward R. Murrow criticizes US Senator Joseph McCarthy on his TV show "See it Now"
  • 1954-03-11 US Army charges Senator Joseph McCarthy used undue pressure tactics
  • 1954-06-09 Joseph Welch asks US Senator Joseph McCarthy "Have you no sense of decency, sir?" during Senate-Army hearings
  • 1954-11-01 US Senate admonishes Joseph McCarthy because of his slander campaigns

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