"Beau James (The Life And Times Of Jimmy Walker)" 1949 FOWLER, Gene


[390] pp.

The Viking Press


8 1/2" x 6 1/4"

Jacket design by Robert Hallock

James John Walker (June 19, 1881 – November 18, 1946), known colloquially as Beau James, was mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932. A flamboyant politician, he was a liberal Democrat and part of the powerful Tammany Hall machine. He was forced to resign during a corruption scandal.

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