Senator Joseph McCarthy’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 14, 1908

Death Date

May 2, 1957

Age of Death

48 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 2, 1957



The politician Senator Joseph died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin who took advantage of Cold War tensions to bring about Communist witch hunts, which destroyed many people’s lives. He first rose to fame in after an infamous 1950 speech in which he claimed to have a list of members of the Communist Party who were working in the State Department.

He married a researcher, Jean Kerr, in 1953; the couple adopted a daughter together.