WALSH, Thomas Yates, (1809 - 1865)


WALSH, Thomas Yates, a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., in 1809; completed preparatory studies and attended St. Mary’s College at Baltimore 1821-1824; studied law; was admitted to the bar on July 30, 1832, and commenced practice in Baltimore; member of the city council in 1847 and 1848; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Baltimore, Md., January 20, 1865; interment in St. Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Cemetery.