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John O Walker, American corporation executive. Served as Second lieutenant to major 120th Infantry, 30th Division, 1917-1919; Member American Academy Political and Social Science.

Background

Walker, John O was born on August 6, 1887 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of David and Agatha Bernard (Taylor) Walker.

Education

Educated public and preparatory schools.

Career

With Board of Trade and Retail Merchants Association, Lynchburg, 1906-1907. Fire insurance, 1907-1911. Bank cashier, Moneta, Virginia, 1911-1917.

With Export and Import County, New York City, 1919-1920. Public administrator (city government). 1920-1927; canning operation, 1927-1928.

Municipal advisor and community manager, 1928-1936. Federal administrator from 1936, assistant administrator Farm Security Administration since 1941. Director council on Intergovernmental Relations.

Became acting director Civil Government Division, E.C.A., Greece, 1948. General manager Bridgeport Mutual Managing Corporation, 1954-1956. General manager Green belt Veterans Housing Corporation, 1957-1959.

Consultant Webber Knapp, Greenbelt, from 1960.

Membership

Served as Second lieutenant to major 120th Infantry, 30th Division, 1917-1919. Member American Academy Political and Social Science.

Connections

Married Evlyn M. Denley, June 8, 1920. Children: John Denley, Agatha Taylor.

father:
David Walker

mother:
Agatha Bernard (Taylor) Walker

spouse:
Evlyn M. Denley

child:
John Denley Walker

child:
Agatha Taylor Walker