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Richard Eugene Walton

Richard Eugene Walton, business educator. Ford Foundation faculty grantee University Michigan, 1962-1963. Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956.


  • Walton, Richard Eugene was born on April 15, 1931 in Pulaski, Iowa, United States. Son of Lee Richard and Florence (King) Walton.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, 1953. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1954. Postgraduate, Victoria University, New Zealand, 1953.

      Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard, 1959.


    • Faculty Harvard Business School, since 1968, Edsel Bryant Ford professor business, 1970-1976, director research division, 1970-1976, now Wallace Brett Donham professor business. Consultant various industrial firms, government agencies including Department State. Board directors Champion International Corporation.



    Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956.


    • Married Sharon Claire Doty, April 13, 1952. Children– John, Elizabeth, Margaret, Andrew.
    • father: Lee Richard Walton
    • mother: Florence (King) Walton
    • spouse: Sharon Claire Doty
    • children: John Walton
    • Elizabeth Walton
    • Margaret Walton
    • Andrew Walton
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    Born April 15, 1931
    • 1953
      Purdue University
    • 1954
      Purdue University
    • 1953
      Victoria University
    • 1959