Thomas J. Walsh

Lawyer and US Senator Thomas J. Walsh

Profession: Lawyer and US Senator

United States of America

Biography: Democratic Party politician who represented Montana in the United States Senate from 1913 to 1933.

Walsh had a national reputation as a liberal and headed the Senate investigation into the Teapot Dome scandal that involved top officials of the administration of President Warren G. Harding.

Born: June 12, 1859
Birthplace: Two Rivers, Wisconsin, United States
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: March 2, 1933 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events

  • 1923-10-25 Senate committee publishes 1st report on Teapot Dome scandal
  • 1924-02-18 US Secretary of the Navy Edwin Denby resigns due to Teapot Dome scandal