Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Walsh, Thomas James

Walsh, Thomas James, a Senator from Montana; born at Two Rivers, Manitowoc County, Wis., June 12, 1859; attended the public schools, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1884; taught school; was admitted to the bar in 1884 and commenced practice at Redfield, Spink County, S. Dak.; moved to Helena, Mont., in 1890 and continued the practice of law; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1906 to the Sixtieth Congress; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1908, 1912, 1916, 1920, and 1924; permanent chairman of the Democratic National Conventions at New York City in 1924 and at Chicago in 1932; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1912; reelected in 1918, 1924, and 1930 and served from March 4, 1913, until his death on March 2, 1933, on a train near Wilson, N.C., while en route to Washington, D.C., to accept the appointment as Attorney General in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Cabinet; funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Resurrection Cemetery, Helena, Mont.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Walsh, Thomas James," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1971 1972. Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4UUXIU6HSYI1NXJ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Walsh, Thomas James." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1971, page 1972. Original Sources. 20 Jul. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4UUXIU6HSYI1NXJ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Walsh, Thomas James' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1971, pp.1972. Original Sources, retrieved 20 July 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4UUXIU6HSYI1NXJ.