Senator Joseph O'Mahoney

(1884 - 1962)

Chairman, Select Committee on Indian Affairs, U.S. Senate (1940s)

         Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Indians which held hearings into the formal protests of treaty tribes on the Missouri River whose homelands were threatened by dams Congress wanted to build when it approved the Pick-Sloan Plan in 1944. For more on Josephy O'Mahoney, click here