Tumulty, Joseph P. (Joseph Patrick), 1879-1954

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Birth 1879-05-05
Death 1954-04-19

Biographical notes:

Lawyer and secretary to President Woodrow Wilson.

From the description of Papers of Joseph P. Tumulty, 1898-1969 (bulk 1913-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061701

Joseph P. Tumulty, 1879-1954, b. Jersey City, NJ, secretary to President Woodrow Wilson; lawyer, served as secretary to Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey.

Byron Johnson Rees, 1877-1920, b, Westfield, IN, educated Brown University, Harvard, Oxford; professor of English at Williams College; editor of Walden, Thoreau and author of Nineteenth Century Letters.

From the description of Letters to Byron J. Rees, 1919 November 15, December 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 56947428

Biographical Note

1879, May 5 Born, Jersey City, N. J. 1899 B.A., St. Peter's College, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1902 Admitted to New Jersey bar 1903 Married Mary Byrne 1907 1910 Member, New Jersey assembly 1911 Appointed private secretary to Governor Woodrow Wilson of New Jersey 1912 Appointed clerk of the New Jersey supreme court 1913 1921 Secretary to President Woodrow Wilson 1921 Resumed law practice in Washington, D.C. Published Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him, Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Page & Co. 1935 Cofounder, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Commission 1954, Apr. 8 Died, Olney, Md.

From the guide to the Joseph P. Tumulty Papers, 1898-1969, (bulk 1913-1940), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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  • Patronage, Political
  • Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
  • Patronage, Political--United States.
  • Practice of law


  • Lawyers.
  • Secretaries, Presidential.


  • New Jersey (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Jersey (as recorded)