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Martin Emmet Walter

Martin Emmet Walter, American newspaper executive. Decorated Croix de Guerre. Served as Lieutenant 36th division United States Army.

Background

  • Walter, Martin Emmet was born on December 10, 1892 in Mount Carmel, Illinois, United States. Son of Martin and Louise (Gould) Walter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy Notre Dame, 1914, Master of Arts, 1915, Bachelor of Laws, 1916.

    Career

    • Admitted to Illinois bar, 1917. Reporter Houston Chronicle, 1922-1924, city editor, 1924-1945, managing editor, 1945-1948, editor, 1948-1961, director, vice president, since 1958. Chairman, Houston Planning Commission.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant 36th division United States Army. Clubs: Houston, Rotary, Serra, Notre Dame.

    Connections

    • Married Alfreda Winkler, October 23, 1924.
    • father: Martin Walter
    • mother: Louise (Gould) Walter
    • spouse: Alfreda Winkler
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    Born December 10, 1892
    Died November 1, 1966
    (aged 73)
    Nationality

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