Walsh, Thomas James, 1859-1933

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After a long career with the San Francisco Police Dept., Thomas P. Walsh was named Chief of Police, but only served "a day or so" before his death on May 1, 1933. Walsh was assigned to Mayor James Rolph's office in City Hall, and later served under Rolph at the Governor's Office in the State Building in San Francisco.

From the description of Thomas P. Walsh diaries, 1892-1933 (bulk 1923-1933). (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 48928816

U.S. senators from Montana: Thomas James Walsh (1913-1933) and John Edward Erickson (1933-1934), who served the remainder of Walsh's last term.

From the description of Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, 1910-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980243

Biographical Note

Thomas J. Walsh

  • 1859, June 12: Born, Two Rivers, Wis.
  • 1884: Law degree, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis. Admitted to the bar and commenced law practice, Redfield, S.D.
  • 1889: Married Eleanor C. McClements (died 1917)
  • 1890: Moved to Helena, Mont., and continued the practice of law
  • 1906: Unsuccessful candidate for election to Congress
  • 1908: Delegate to Democratic national convention
  • 1910: Unsuccessful candidate for election to Congress
  • 1912: Delegate to Democratic national convention Elected to United States Senate
  • 1916: Delegate to Democratic national convention
  • 1918: Reelected to United States Senate
  • 1920: Delegate to Democratic national convention
  • 1924: Reelected to United States Senate Permanent chairman, Democratic national convention, New York, N.Y.
  • 1930: Reelected to United States Senate
  • 1932: Chairman, Democratic national convention, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1933: Married Mina Perey Chaumont de Truffin
  • 1933, Mar. 2: Died on a train near Wilson, N.C., while en route to Washington, D.C., to accept appointment as attorney general by President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.

John Edward Erickson

  • 1863, Mar. 14: Born, Stoughton, Wis.
  • 1890: B.A. Washburn College, Topeka, Kans.
  • 1891: Studied law and admitted to the bar, Eureka, Kans.
  • 1894: Moved to Choteau, Mont., and began law practice
  • 1897: Appointed judge of Teton County, Mont.
  • 1898: Married Grace Vance
  • 1905 - 1916 : Judge, Eleventh Judicial District of Montana
  • 1920: Delegate, Democratic national convention, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1925 - 1933 : Governor of Montana
  • 1933: Appointed to United States Senate to fill vacancy caused by the death of Thomas James Walsh
  • 1934: Unsuccessful candidate for nomination to fill vacancy in United States Senate Resumed practice of law, Helena, Mont.
  • 1946, May 25: Died, Helena Mont.

From the guide to the Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson Papers, 1910-1934, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. Papers, 1920-1928. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933. Thomas Watt Gregory papers, 1896-1933 (bulk 1919-1933). Library of Congress
referencedIn Bates, J. Leonard (James Leonard). Thomas J. Walsh biography, 1996. Library of Congress
creatorOf Walsh, Thomas James, 1859-1933. Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson papers, 1910-1934. Library of Congress
referencedIn Thomas Watt Gregory Papers, 1896-1933, (bulk 1919-1933) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn David Franklin Houston papers, 1891-1930 (inclusive), 1913-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Yellowtail, Robert. Papers, 1825-1986. Little Big Horn College Library
referencedIn Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. Papers of Edwin T. Meredith, 1898-1949 [microform]. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Manahan, James, 1866-1932. James Manahan and family papers, 1880-1937. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Denby, Edwin, 1870-1929. Edwin Denby papers, 1845-1846 and 1880-1929. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Edwin Denby papers, 1845-1846, 1880-1927 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Deitrick, James. James Deitrick papers, 1900-1918. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. Papers of Thomas Walker Page [manuscript], 1906-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frank B. Linderman Memorial Collection, 1885-2005 Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn James Manahan and family papers., 1880-1937. Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. Harold Phelps Stokes papers, 1908-1969 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Theoharis, Athan G.,. FBI Investigation and Surveillance Records, 1919-[ongoning]. Marquette University Raynor Memorial Library, John P. Raynor Library
referencedIn Mercer Green Johnston Papers, 1860-1964, (bulk 1894-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Thomas James Walsh and John Edward Erickson Papers, 1910-1934 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bob Brown oral history project, 2005-2010 University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections
creatorOf Walsh, Thomas P., d. 1933. Thomas P. Walsh diaries, 1892-1933 (bulk 1923-1933). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. Papers of Edwin T. Meredith, 1898-1949. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith American Peace Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Bates, J. Leonard (James Leonard) person
correspondedWith Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940 person
associatedWith Brown, Bob, 1947 Dec. 11-, interviewer person
associatedWith Deitrick, James. person
associatedWith Denby, Edwin, 1870-1929. person
associatedWith Erickson, John Edward, 1863-1946. person
correspondedWith Fall, Albert B. (Albert Bacon), 1861-1944 person
correspondedWith Gregory, Thomas Watt, 1861-1933. person
correspondedWith Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
correspondedWith Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 person
associatedWith Houston, David Franklin, 1866-1940 person
correspondedWith Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 person
correspondedWith Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 person
correspondedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 person
associatedWith International Court of Justice. corporateBody
correspondedWith Johnston, Mercer Green, 1868-1954 person
correspondedWith Jones, Wesley Livsey, 1863-1932 person
associatedWith League to Enforce Peace (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Linderman, Frank Bird, 1869-1938 person
associatedWith Manahan, James, 1866-1932. person
correspondedWith Mellon, Andrew W. (Andrew William), 1855-1937 person
associatedWith Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. person
correspondedWith Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971 person
associatedWith Page, Thomas Walker, 1866-1937. person
associatedWith Permanent Court of International Justice. corporateBody
correspondedWith Reed, David Aiken, 1880-1953 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 person
correspondedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 person
associatedWith San Francisco (Calif.). Police Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Shipstead, Henrik, 1881-1960 person
correspondedWith Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950 person
associatedWith Stokes, Harold Phelps, 1887-1970. person
associatedWith Theoharis, Athan G., person
associatedWith United States. Council of National Defense. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 person
correspondedWith Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 person
associatedWith World Peace League. corporateBody
associatedWith Yellowtail, Robert. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Russia
Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.)
Great Lakes (North America)
Sun River (Mont.)
Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.)
Montana
United States
Sun River (Montana)
Great Lakes (North America)
Saint Lawrence Seaway
Saint Lawrence Seaway.
United States
Montana
California--San Francisco
Subject
Electric power
Petroleum industry and trade
Food relief--Russia
Parole--Montana
Irrigation--Montana
International law
Famine
Railroad law--United States
Pensions--United States
Indians of North America--Montana--Government relations
Insurance--War risks
Agricultural credit
Irrigation
Railroad law
Famines--Russia
Police
Pardon
Land tenure--Law and legislation
Petroleum industry and trade--Montana
World War, 1914-1918
Pardon--Montana
Land tenure--Law and legislation--Montana
Peace--Societies, etc
Agricultural credit--Montana
Indians of North America--Government relations
Agriculture--United States
Electric power--Montana
Occupation
Senators, U.S. Congress--Montana
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Birth 1859-06-12

Death 1933-03-02

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