Lawrence Walsh

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Lawrence Walsh
Lawrence Walsh at the Oval Office in 1960.jpg
Lawrence Walsh at the Oval Office in 1960
4th United States Deputy Attorney General
In office
PresidentDwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded byWilliam P. Rogers
Succeeded byByron White
Personal details
Lawrence Edward Walsh

(1912-01-08)January 8, 1912
Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada
DiedMarch 19, 2014(2014-03-19) (aged 102)
Nichols Hills, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Maxine Winton: 1936-1964 (her death)
Mary Alma Porter: 1965-2012 (her death)
Alma materColumbia University
Columbia Law School

Lawrence Edward Walsh (January 8, 1912 – March 19, 2014) was an American lawyer and former U.S. District Court judge and Deputy Attorney General.

Walsh grew up in New York City. He was appointed Independent Counsel in December 1986 to investigate the Iran-Contra affair during the Ronald Reagan Administration.

Walsh died from natural causes at the age of 102 at his Nichols Hills, Oklahoma home.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bowmer, Rick (March 20, 2012). "Lawrence E. Walsh, Iran-contra special prosecutor, dies at 102". The Washington Post. Retrieved March 20, 2014.

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