Joseph Nye Welch

Joseph Nye Welch

Birth
Primghar, O'Brien County, Iowa, USA
Death 6 Oct 1960 (aged 69)
Hyannis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Somewhere in Massachusetts
Memorial ID 92217179 · View Source
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Attorny.

His most famous case was the Army-McCarthy hearings where he was the laywer for the US Army.

In those hearings, McCarthy attacked Fred Fisher, who was a member of Welch's law firm. The attack provoked Welch's famous response "...Have you no sense of decency, sir..". and which spelled the end of McCarthy.

Appeared in the 1959 Otto Preminger film "Anatomy of a Murder" was Judge Weaver.

Joseph Nye Welch passed away in 1960.


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  • Created by: gordonphilbin
  • Added: 19 Jun 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 92217179
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Nye Welch (22 Oct 1890–6 Oct 1960), Find a Grave Memorial no. 92217179, ; Maintained by gordonphilbin (contributor 47346381) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Somewhere in Massachusetts.