Death of Lawrence E. Walsh

January 8, 1912 - March 19, 2014
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Age 102

Iran-Contra prosecutor dies at 102
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PETE YOST, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence E. Walsh, the special prosecutor who spent six years investigating misconduct by President Ronald Reagan administration officials in the Iran-Contra affair, has died. He was 102.

He died Wednesday at his home in Oklahoma City following a brief illness, according to his family.

In a distinguished legal career, Walsh was a highly successful Wall Street lawyer who served as a federal judge, president of the American Bar...

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