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William B. Walter

William B. Walter, American newspaper publisher. President Hennessey Celebration, Inc., 1986, grand marshal, 1989. Member Oklahoma State Public Information Officers (president 1974), Hennessey Chamber of Commerce (president 1989), Masons, Coronado Lodge 56.

Background

  • Walter, William B. was born on April 27, 1935 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States. Son of ARthur Lyndal and Lydia Jean (Brent) Walter.

  • Education

    • Student, Center State College, Edmond, Oklahoma, 1953. Student, Oklahoma State University of Technology, 1954. Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1962.

    Career

    • Director public relations Cimarron Elec Cooperative, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, 1962-1967, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, Oklahoma City, 1967-1980. Public, owner Hennessey (Oklahoma) Clipper, since 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    President Hennessey Celebration, Inc., 1986, grand marshal, 1989. Member Oklahoma State Public Information Officers (president 1974), Hennessey Chamber of Commerce (president 1989), Masons, Coronado Lodge 56.

    Personality

    Interests

    Target shooting, golf, bridge.

    Connections

    • Married, October 30, 1954 (divorced 1970). Children: Courtney B., Jill D., Tracy L., Amy C. Married, August 20, 1971.

      1 child, Nicholas W.
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    • 1953
      Center State College
    • 1954
      Oklahoma State University of Technology
    • 1962
      University Oklahoma
    • 1962 - 1967
      Director, public relations Cimarron Elec Cooperative
      Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1980
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