Lawrence Walsh

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Lawrence Walsh
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #17
Service:
Appointed by:   Dwight Eisenhower
Active:   4/28/1954 - 12/29/1957
Preceded by:   68 Stat. 8
Succeeded by:   Lloyd MacMahon
Personal History
Born:   1912
Deceased:   2014
Undergraduate:   Columbia University, A.B., 1932
Law School:   Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1935



Lawrence Edward Walsh (1912-2014) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Walsh was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 6, 1954, to a new seat created by 68 Stat. 8; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1954, and received his commission on April 28th. He resigned on December 29, 1957.[1] Walsh was succeeded in this position by Lloyd MacMahon. Walsh passed away at the age of 102 on March 19, 2014.[2]

Early life and education

Walsh earned both his A.B. and his LL.B. from Columbia University in 1932 and 1935, respectively.[1]

Professional career

  • 1986-1993: Independent Counsel, Iran-Contra Investigation
  • 1981-2014: Private Practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1969: Ambassador, U.S. Delegation, Paris Peace Talks
  • 1961-1981: Private Practice, New York City, New York
  • 1957-1960: Deputy U.S. Attorney General
  • 1953-1954: General Counsel, Executive Director, Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor
  • 1951-1953: Counsel, Public Service Commission
  • 1950-1951: Counsel to the Governor of New York
  • 1943-1949: Assistant Counsel to the Governor of New York
  • 1941-1943: Private Practice, New York City, New York
  • 1938-1941: Deputy Assistant District Attorney, New York County
  • 1936-1938: Special Assistant Attorney, Drukman Investigation[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Walsh was nominated by President Dwight Eisenhower on April 6, 1954, to a new seat created by 68 Stat. 8; he was confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1954, and received his commission on April 28th. He resigned on December 29, 1957.[1] Walsh was succeeded in this position by Lloyd MacMahon.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Southern District of New York
1954–1957
Succeeded by:
Lloyd MacMahon