Albert Fall was a United States senator and secretary of the interior under president Harding, he served in the Spanish-American war as a captain. He is infamous for being involved in a bribery incident called the teapot dome scandal involving the secret leasing of federal oil reserves. He was also the first American to be convicted of a felony while holding a cabinet post he was convicted of bribery in 1929.
He was born on November, 26, 1861 and died on November 31. His wife Emma Garland Morgan Fall and him had four kids John Morgan Fall, Alexina Chase Fall ,Caroline Everhart Fall, Jouett Elliott Fall.
He is from New Mexico, and while he didn't have very much formal education, he studied law and after moving to Mexico he practiced. After a lengthy political career in New Mexico he was elected to the United States senate in 1912 serving until his appointment as secretary of the interior in 1921.
Albert B. Fall also had a deal with a man named Oliver Lee, if Lee had legal problems Albert dealt with them. Albert served nine months of a one year sentence, and became a symbol of government corruption.
Quote: "sir, if you have a milkshake and i have a milkshake and my straw reaches across the room, I'll end up drinking your milkshake."