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David I. Walsh

David I. WalshAKA David Ignatius Walsh

Born: 11-Nov-1872
Birthplace: Leominster, MA
Died: 11-Jun-1947
Location of death: Boston, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. John's Cemetery, Lancaster, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay [1]
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from Massachusetts

[1] David O'Toole, Outing the Senator: Sex, Spies, & Videotape (2005), pages 16-18. "And, while open homosexuality was not an option, being gay did not hurt him. No one was going to accuse him without proof."

Father: James Walsh
Mother: Bridget Donnelly

    University: College of the Holy Cross (1893)
    Law School: Boston University Law School (1897)

    US Senator, Massachusetts (6-Dec-1926 to 3-Jan-1947)
    US Senator, Massachusetts (4-Mar-1919 to 3-Mar-1925)
    Governor of Massachusetts (8-Jan-1914 to 6-Jan-1916)
    Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts (1913-14)
    Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1900-01)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Massachusetts Bar Association
    Irish Ancestry

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