Party affiliation: Democrat
Walter Louis Buenger, American history professor, academic administrator. Elder First Presbyterian Church, Bryan, Texas, 1996—1999; Fellow: Texas State History Association (honorary; board member 2005-2006); member: Organization American Historians (associate), Southern History Association (life), American History Association.
- Assistant professor to professor department history Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1979—2001, professor, head department history, 2002—2006.
- Author: (historical monograph) The Path to a Modern South: Northeast Texas Between Reconstruction and the Great Depression (Coral H. Tullis award best book Texas history, 2002), Texas Merchant: Marvin Leonard and Fort Worth, But Also Good Business: Texas Commerce Banks and the Financing of Houston and Texas, Secession and the Union in Texas.