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Lawrence Edward Walsh

Biography of Lawrence Edward Walsh

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Walsh
  • First Name: Lawrence
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Date of Birth: January , 8 , 1912
  • Place of Birth (POB): Port Maitland, Nova Scotia , Canada
  • Date of Death: March , 19 , 2014
  • Place of Death (POD): Oklahoma City , Oklahoma (US-OK, OK, 40, Okla., Ok.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Lawrence Edward Walsh Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Dwight D. Eisenhower ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/06/1954
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 68 Stat. 8
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/06/1954
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/26/1954
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/27/1954
  • Commission Date: 04/28/1954
  • Date of Termination: 12/29/1957
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Resignation

Lawrence Edward Walsh in the Law School

  • Name of School: Columbia University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1932

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1935

Lawrence Edward Walsh Career Path


  • Special assistant attorney general for Drukman investigation, U.S. Department of Justice, 1936-1938
  • Deputy assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1938-1941
  • Private practice, New York City, 1941-1943, 1961-1981
  • Assistant counsel, Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, New York, 1943-1949
  • Counsel, Gov. Thomas E. Dewey, New York, 1950-1951
  • Counsel, New York State Public Service Commission, 1951-1953
  • General counsel and executive director, Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor, 1953-1954
  • Deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1957-1960
  • Ambassador, U.S. delegation, Paris Peace Talks, 1969
  • Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1981-
  • Independent counsel, Iran-Contra investigation, 1986-1993


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