Albert B. Fall

Albert Bacon Fall (1861 - 1944) served as Secretary of the Interior under President Warren G. Harding and as a United States Senator from New Mexico. In letters to his son Paul Darrow, Clarence Darrow was very critical of Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall who was implicated in the Teapot Dome Scandal during the administration of President Warren G. Harding. Fall was convicted of accepting bribes to obtain oil drilling rights in central California. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-hec-17141