SENATOR WAS ‘’A FALL GUY’’ FOR A SCANDAL

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Albert Bacon Fall (November 26, 1861 – November 30, 1944)

During the Teapot Dome scandal of the 1920s, Albert B. Fall,
who served as secretary of the interior in President
Warren G.
Harding
’s cabinet, was found guilty of accepting a bribe while
in office.

Fall was the first individual to be convicted of a crime committed
while a presidential cabinet member.



Senate committee investigating the Teapot Dome oil leases, 1924.

See the source image

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Warren Gamaliel Harding
(November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923)

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