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Lawrence Walsh
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Lawrence Walsh at the Oval Office in 1960
4th United States Deputy Attorney General
In office
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Preceded by William P. Rogers
Succeeded by Byron White
Personal details
Lawrence Edward Walsh

(1912-01-08)January 8, 1912
Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died March 19, 2014(2014-03-19) (aged 102)
Nichols Hills, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Maxine Winton: 1936-1964 (her death)
Mary Alma Porter: 1965-2012 (her death)
Alma mater Columbia University
Columbia Law School

Lawrence Edward Walsh (January 8, 1912 – March 19, 2014) was an American lawyer and former U.S. District Court judge and Deputy Attorney General.

Walsh grew up in New York City. He was appointed Independent Counsel in December 1986 to investigate the Iran-Contra affair during the Ronald Reagan Administration.

Walsh died from natural causes at the age of 102 at his Nichols Hills, Oklahoma home.

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