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  Walsh, David I.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameDavid I. Walsh
Address
Fitchburg, Massachusetts , United States
EmailNone
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Born November 11, 1872
DiedJune 11, 1947 (74 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 04, 2015 05:30pm
Tags Caucasian - Isolationist - Catholic - Christian - Disputed -
InfoWALSH, David Ignatius, a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Leominster, Worcester County, Mass., November 11, 1872; attended the public schools; graduated from Holy Cross College, Worcester, Mass., in 1893 and from Boston University Law School in 1897; admitted to the bar and commenced practice at Fitchburg, Mass., in 1897, later practicing in Boston; member, State house of representatives 1900-1901; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts 1913 and Governor 1914-1915; delegate at large to the Massachusetts constitutional convention in 1917 and 1918; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1919, to March 3, 1925; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1924; resumed the practice of law in Boston; elected to the United States Senate on November 2, 1926, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Cabot Lodge and took his seat December 6, 1926; reelected in 1928, 1934 and 1940 for the term ending January 3, 1947; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1946; chairman, Committee on Education and Labor (Seventy-third and Seventy-fourth Congresses), Committee on Naval Affairs (Seventy-fourth through Seventy-seventh and Seventy-ninth Congresses); retired from political activities and resided in Clinton, Mass., until his death; died in Boston, Mass., June 11, 1947; interment in St. John�s Cemetery, Clinton, Mass.




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  11/05/1946 MA US Senate Lost 39.72% (-19.83%)
  11/05/1940 MA US Senate Won 55.64% (+12.81%)
  07/18/1940 US Vice President - D Convention Lost 0.09% (-58.95%)
  11/06/1934 MA US Senate Won 59.39% (+22.01%)
  11/06/1928 MA US Senate Won 53.65% (+8.16%)
  11/02/1926 MA US Senate - Special Election Won 52.01% (+5.48%)
  11/04/1924 MA US Senate Lost 48.61% (-1.65%)
  07/09/1924 US President - D Convention Lost 0.09% (-26.24%)
  11/05/1918 MA US Senate Won 49.65% (+4.59%)
  11/02/1915 MA Governor Lost 45.71% (-1.26%)
  11/03/1914 MA Governor Won 45.93% (+2.58%)
  11/04/1913 MA Governor Won 39.77% (+12.04%)
  11/05/1912 MA Lt. Governor Won 41.45% (+7.82%)
ENDORSEMENTS
MA US President - D Primary - Apr 26, 1932 D Alfred E. Smith
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 07, 1930 NPA Reject