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Lawyer

John Luther Walker, American lawyer. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation; member University of Virginia Law School Alumni Association (president 1975-1977), Chamber of Commerce (director 1950, 51), American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association (life.

Background

Walker, John Luther was born on August 3, 1905 in Lynnwood, Virginia, United States. Son of Luther V. and Sarah V. (Hopkins) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1928.

Career

Bar: Virginia bar 1927, Florida bar 1928, also to Supreme Court of the United States Court bar 1928. Practiced with Wideman & Wideman, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1928-1930. Associate with Woods, Chitwood, Coxe & Rogers (now Woods, Rogers, Muse, Walker & Thornton), from 1930, member, 1937-1980, counsel for firm, from 1981.

Lecturer insurance law University of Virginia Law School, spring 1957. Member Virginia Board Bar Examiners, from 1964. Chairman Roanoke City-County Public Forum, 1943-1944.

Trustee Elks National Foundation, from 1962, vice chairman, acting chairman, 1966, chairman, 1966-1981. Board of managers University of Virginia Alumni Association, 1951-1954.

Membership

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers, American Bar Foundation. Member University of Virginia Law School Alumni Association (president 1975-1977), Chamber of Commerce (director 1950, 51), American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association (life. Clubs: Elk. (Roanoke) (president Virginia state association 1941-1942, district deputy Virginia, West 1945-1946, Grand Lodge judiciary committee 1947-1950.

Connections

Married Katherine E. Crawford, October 6, 1934. Children: John Luther, Jane C. Bachelor of Arts, Roanoke College.

father:
Luther V. Walker

mother:
Sarah V. (Hopkins) Walker

spouse:
Katherine E. Crawford

children:
John Luther Walker

Jane C. Bachelor of Arts Walker

Roanoke College Walker