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Lawyer

Edwin Walker, American lawyer.

Background

Walker, Edwin was born on April 15, 1832 in Genesee Company, New York, United States. Son of Obediah and Phoebe (Cushman) Walker.

Education

Academic education.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1854. Practiced at Logansport, Indiana, 1854-1865, Chicago, since 1865. General solicitor Cincinnati, Richmond & Logansport Railroad Company, 1860-1865, and its successor, Chicago & Great Eastern Railway, 1870-1883.

Illinois counsel C.,M.&St.P. Railroad Company, 1870-1896. Special counsel for United States in Debs conspiracy strike, 1894. Solicitor general Chicago Exposition, 1893.

Connections

father:
Obediah Walker

mother:
Phoebe (Cushman) Walker