Lawrence Edward Walsh

Personal

Birthday: 
1/8/1912
Birthplace: 
Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date of Death: 
3/19/2014
Place of Death: 
Oklahoma City, OK
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1932
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1935

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/28/1954
Termination Date: 
12/29/1957
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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