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Elisha Walker

Elisha Walker, American banker. Member Council on Foreign Relations.


  • Walker, Elisha was born on October 8, 1879 in New York City. Son of Isaac and Charlotte Mary (Parker) Walker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1900. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1902.


    • With Fisk & Robinson, bankers, New York, 1902-1904, William Salomon & Company, 1904-1920, partner, 1910-1920. President Blair & Company, Inc., title changed, 1929, to Bancamerica-Blair Corporation, president, 1920-1930. Chairman of the Board Transamerica Corporation, 1930, 32.

      Became partner Kuhn, Loeb & Company, January 1933. Director Diamond Match Company, Armour & Company, Tidewater-Associate Oil Corporation Industria Electrica de Mexico, S.A., Inversiones Latinas, S.A. Hat Corporation of America, United States Lines Company, Petroleum Corporation of America, Moore-McCormack Lines, Inc., Rockwell Manufacturing Company Chairman, director Beckman-Downtown Hospital.


    Member Council on Foreign Relations. Clubs: The Recess, The Creek, Piping Rock, University.


    • Married Adele D’Orn, October 12, 1904. Children: Robert, Adele, Louis, Elisha, Bayard.
    • father: Isaac Walker
    • mother: Charlotte Mary (Parker) Walker
    • spouse: Adele D’Orn
    • children: Robert Walker
    • Adele Walker
    • Louis Walker
    • Elisha Walker
    • Bayard Walker
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    Born October 8, 1879
    Died November 8, 1950
    (aged 71)