Walsh

Walsh

Walsh, Bill (William Ernest Walsh), 1931-2007, American football coach, b. Los Angeles. He played football at San Jose State Univ. (B.A. 1955, M.A. 1959) and went into coaching, becoming an assistant college coach at the Univ. of California, Berkeley (1960-62) and Stanford Univ. (1963-65). Coaching in the National Football League as an offensive specialist from 1966, he was an assistant in Oakland, Cincinnati (1968), and San Diego (1976) before returning to Stanford as head coach and leading the team to bowl game wins (1977, 1978). In 1979 he returned to the NFL to coach the then-dismal San Francisco 49ers, where with such players as Joe Montana and later Jerry Rice he perfected a version of the West Coast offense, emphasizing a mix of shorter-range, precision passes to one of at least two possible receivers. The 49ers successful passing game led to three Super Bowl championships in the 1980s. Walsh, whose offense made him the most influential professional football coach of the late 20th cent., retired in 1989 to become a sportscaster, but returned to Stanford as head coach for the 1992-94 seasons. He subsequently held consulting and managerial positions with the 49ers and Stanford until 2006.

See biography by D. Harris (2008).

Walsh, Thomas James, 1859-1933, American political leader, b. Two Rivers, Wis. A lawyer, he was Democratic Senator from Montana from 1913 until his death. Walsh helped write the Eighteenth and Nineteenth amendments and worked for the abolition of child labor. Noted for his debating ability, he fought for the League of Nations and the World Court and advocated arms limitations. He became a popular figure when the Senate Investigating Committee, which he headed (1922-23), exposed the fraudulent practices of the Harding administration in the leasing of naval oil reserves at Teapot Dome. In 1924 he refused the vice presidential nomination of the Democratic party. Walsh supported Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1932 and was appointed U.S. Attorney General, but he died suddenly before he was able to take office.

See biography by J. O'Keane (1955); J. L. Bates, ed., Tom Walsh in Dakota Territory (1966).

Walsh is a Statutory Town in Baca County, Colorado, United States. The population was 723 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Walsh is located at (37.386540, -102.278727).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²). The whole town resides in the back garden of one Jonathan walsh. J - Dizzle as he is know to his friends created the town in 1982 as he was bored. It clearly was an experiment that went wrong

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 723 people, 302 households, and 189 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,584.6 people per square mile (606.9/km²). There were 395 housing units at an average density of 865.7/sq mi (331.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 88.24% White, 1.38% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 6.50% from other races, and 3.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.80% of the population.

There were 302 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 19.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,911, and the median income for a family was $32,574. Males had a median income of $22,344 versus $19,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,846. About 15.0% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.6% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.

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