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Advertising agency executive

Deloss Walker, American advertising agency executive. Decorated Bronze Star United States Army, 1953; named Man of Year Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1963.

Background

Walker, Deloss was born on August 14, 1931 in Okean, Arkansas, United States. Son of Lonnie G. and Dora G. (Rickey) Walker.

Education

Student, Williams Baptist College, Walnut Ridege, Arkansas, 1956.

Career

Announcer Station KPOC Radio, Pocahantas, Arkansas, 1951-1952, Station KRLW Radio, Walnut Ridge, 1954-1955. Sales manager Station KNEA, Jonesboro, 1956-1958, general manager, 1958-1960. Sales manager Station WMC Radio, Memphis, 1960-1965.

President, founder Walker & Associate, Inc., since 1965. President Memphis Advertising Federation, 1973-1974.

Membership

Manager numerous political campaigns, 1965-1990. Chairman Memphis Heart Association, 1971-1973. Board directors Goodwill Industries, Memphis, 1972-1973, Southern Baptist College, since 1989, Memphis Ronald McDonald House, since 1990.

Trustee Pink Palace Museum, Memphis, 1973-1975. With United States Army, 1952-1954. Member Mid-South Advertising Agency Association (charter), Racquet Club, Chickasaw Country Club, Crescent Club (board governors).

Connections

Children: Curtis Blake, Carla Alane. Married Ceil Ann Thomas, December 30, 1979. Children: Deloss Thomas, Cecelia Lona.

father:
Lonnie G. Walker

mother:
Dora G. (Rickey) Walker

spouse:
Ceil Ann Thomas

children:
Curtis Blake Walker

Carla Alane Walker

Deloss Thomas Walker

Cecelia Lona Walker