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Thomas Joseph Walsh

Thomas Joseph Walsh, American lawyer. Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Missouri 1958.


  • Walsh, Thomas Joseph was born on October 3, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Thomas E. and Clare E. (O'Leary) Walsh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Missouri, 1953. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1958.


    • Sole practice, Lee's Summit, Missouri, from 1958.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: District of Columbia 1958, Missouri 1958.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member 4th Congressional District Youth Council, 1985-1992. Vice chairman Missouri Council on Criminal Justice, 1977-1980, chairman, 1977-1980. Attorney to Jackson County Sheriff's Department, 1967-1972.

    Secretary Jackson County Board Election Commissioners, 1993-1996, chairman 1997-2001. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1955. Member Missouri Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Metropolitan Kansas City Bar Association, Knights of Columbus.

    Lodges: Optimists (lieutenant governor 1963-1964, president 1960-1961).


    • Married Ellen B. Butler. Children: Carolyn, David, Kathy.
    • father: Thomas E. Walsh
    • mother: Clare E. (O'Leary) Walsh
    • spouse: Ellen B. Butler
    • children: Carolyn Walsh
    • David Walsh
    • Kathy Walsh
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    Died July 1, 2005
    (aged 72)