Party affiliation: Republican
Walter Ball Giles, American mechanical engineer, researcher. Recipient Industrial Research and Development award, 1980. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations, United States Air Force, 1950-1951.; Member Schenectady General Electric Engineering and Scientists Association, Elfun Society, Sigma Xi.
Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute, 1949. S.M. Entertainment in Mech.Engring., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950. Fluid mechanical engineer General Electric Company, Schenectady, 1951-1957, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1957-1960, staff engineer, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1960-1964, project engineer, Schenectady, 1964-1971, mechanical engineer corporation research and development, Schenectady, since 1971.
Patentee in field.