The Senate Years

Three Photos
Left: Circuit Court Judge McCarthy in 1946.
Center: Senator McCarthy on May Day, Burlington, Wisconsin, 1954.
Right: Senator McCarthy at the Army-McCarthy hearings, 1954
McCarthy and Eisenhower
Senator McCarthy shakes hands with Republican presidential nominee Dwight D. Eisenhower in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 3, 1952. Earlier that day, Eisenhower had endorsed McCarthy's bid for re-election. At center is Charles D. Ashley, Chairman of the Milwaukee County Republican Party.
Senator McCarthy with Congressman John W. Byrnes of Green Bay on the Eisenhower train during the 1952 campaign in Wisconsin.

Senator McCarthy at the polling place on the day he was re-elected to the Senate, November 4, 1952.

Senator McCarthy and his wife, the former Jean Kerr, descend the steps of St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, D. C. following their wedding, September 29, 1953.
Cohn & McCarthy
Senator McCarthy with his former chief counsel Roy Cohn (right) during a press conference, March 12, 1954.
Committee Hearing
Senator McCarthy speaking during the Army-McCarthy hearings, April 28, 1954.
Joseph Welch
Joseph Nye Welch (left), chief counsel for the U. S. Army, speaks to Senator McCarthy during the Army-McCarthy hearings in Washington, D. C., June, 1954.
Senator McCarthy adjusts his glasses while waiting for a procedural ruling during a meeting of the Senate committee investigating his activities, September 1, 1954.
Senator McCarthy, with his wife Jean and nephew Kelly Kornely, inspect the McCarthy homestead in the Town of Grand Chute, Wisconsin, in February, 1955. McCarthy purchased the house and 140-acre farm from his brother Howard, saying that he intended to make the farm his home.
Senator McCarthy feeds his daughter, Tierney Elizabeth, as his wife Jean looks on. The photo was taken a few hours after the McCarthys adopted the five-weeks-old child and brought her to their home in Washington, D. C., on January 13, 1957.