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Alexander Edward Walker

business executive.

Alexander Edward Walker, business executive. Member American Iron and Steet Institute New York (director), Chi Psi.

Background

Walker, Alexander Edward was born on November 12, 1887 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of John Walker and Isabella (Paton) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Michigan, 1910.

Career

Timekeeper, Riter-Conly Company, Pittsburgh, 1910-1911. Salesman LaBelle Iron Works, Steubenville, O., 1911-1916. Salesman, Republic Iron & Steel Company, 1916-1919, assistant general manager sales, 1919-1928, general manager sales, 1928-1930.

General manager sales Republic Steel Corporation, 1930-1936. Executive vice-president, director Pittsburgh Steel Company, 1937-1939. Vice-president, director National Supply Company, 1939-1940, president, 1940-1954, chairman, since 1943.

Director American Welding and Manufacturing Company (Warren, O.), Fetzt-Moon Tube Company (Butler, Pennsylvania), Blaw Knox Company (Pittsburgh), Oil Well Engineering Company (England).

Membership

Member American Iron and Steet Institute New York (director), Chi Psi. Clubs: Pinnacle (New York City).

Connections

Married Marie Gaston, June 1, 1912. Children: Frances Walker Chase, Alexander Edward.

father:
John Walker Walker

mother:
Isabella (Paton) Walker

spouse:
Marie Gaston

children:
Frances Walker Chase Walker

Alexander Edward Walker