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 Albert Bacon Fall

Albert Bacon Fall

Birth
Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
Death 30 Nov 1944 (aged 83)
Las Cruces, Doña Ana County, New Mexico, USA
Burial El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA
Plot Section K Lot 211 Space 2
Memorial ID 9688 · View Source
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US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Served as a Senator from from New Mexico from 1912-21. Also served as Justice of New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court in 1893 and as Secretary of the Interior from 1921-23 in the administration of Warren Harding. Central figure in the Teapot Dome scandal that shook the Harding Administration, Fall was convicted in 1929 of accepting a bribe for leasing government-owned oil reserves at Teapot Dome to private companies. He was sentenced to a year in prison in 1931, and died in poverty.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9688
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Bacon Fall (26 Nov 1861–30 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9688, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .