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Donald William Walton

Donald William Walton, American author, lecturer. Board directors, vice president Friends of the Kansas City Library., 1984; Member of Authors Guild, Kiwanis.

Background

  • Walton, Donald William was born on August 13, 1917 in Cleveland. Son of William H. and Bertha (Grill) Walton.

  • Education

    • Student, Western Reserve University, 1936—1937. Student, John Huntington Art School, Ohio, 1938—1939.

    Career

    • Copy chief Ross Roy Advertising, Detroit, 1946—1955. Vice president-creative D.P. Brothers Advertising, 1956—1968. Director marketing development Franklin Mint, Philadelphia, 1969—1973.

      Managing director The Franklin Gallery, 1974—1977. Manager The Hallmark Collection, Kansas City, Missouri, 1978—1983.

    Works

    • Are You Communicating?
    • Donald Walton has come up with the complete guide to the one essential skill so many business people lack: communication.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors, vice president Friends of the Kansas City Library., 1984. Member of Authors Guild, Kiwanis.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bridge.

    Connections

    • Married Edith J. Robinson, September 27, 1941. 1 child Scott W.
    • father: William H. Walton
    • mother: Bertha (Grill) Walton
    • spouse: Edith J. Robinson
    • child: Scott W. Walton
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    Born August 13, 1917
    Nationality
    • 1946 - 1955
      Copy chief Ross Roy Advertising
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1956 - 1968
      vice president-creative D.P. Brothers Advertising
    • 1969 - 1973
      director, marketing development Franklin Mint
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      managing director, The Franklin Gallery
    • 1978 - 1983
      manager, The Hallmark Collection
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States