Allan B. Walsh

Allan Bartholomew Walsh ( born August 29, 1874 in Trenton, New Jersey; † August 5, 1953 in New York City ) was an American politician. Between 1913 and 1915 he represented the State of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Allan Walsh attended the public schools of his home. Between 1900 and 1911 he worked for an electric company in Trenton. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. In the years 1910 and 1911 he was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly. From 1912 to 1913 he was secretary of the Tax Commission in Mercer County. In the congressional elections of 1912 he was in the fourth electoral district of New Jersey in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Ira W. Wood on March 4, 1913. As he said Republicans Elijah C. Hutchinson defeated in 1914, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1915. In 1913 were the 16th and the 17th Amendment to the Constitution ratified.

After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Walsh worked in the real estate industry. In the years 1915-1920 he was a tax inspector in the states of New Jersey and Wisconsin. He then worked for several years as a private consultant for issues with the handling of federal laws. From 1933 to 1940 he was once again working as a tax inspector. After that he went for health reasons to retire, which he spent in Palm Beach ( Florida). Allan Walsh died on August 5, 1953 in New York and was buried in Trenton.