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John Paul Walter, American economist.


Walter, John Paul was born on October 7, 1939 in Gainesville, Texas, United States. Son of Joseph Bernard and Anna Marie (Walterschied) Walter.


B.S.Econs., Benedictine College, 1961. Master of Business Administration in Management, North Texas State University, 1962, Master of Arts in Economics, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy. in Economics (University fellow), University Notre Dame, 1970.


Visiting Fulbright-Hayes professor economics Universidad Nacional de Trujill (Peru), 1970. Industrial research economist Federal Reserve Bank, Dallas, 1971-1972. Director economic research Turner, Collie & Braden.

Houston 1972-1973; corporation economist Shell Oil Corporation, Houston, 1973-1981. Group planning manager Dresser Magcobar, since 1981. Adjunct professor University Houston, University St. Thomas.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Deprived Urban Youth, 1975. Contributor numerous articles to economic, sociological journals., 1969-1983. Pioneer in economics of nutrition.


Member Mayorial Committee to Study Airspace Rights in Houston, 1972-1973. Member advisory committee National Science Foundation Chambers County (Texas) Environmental Controls System Study, 1973-1975. Served with United States Navy, 1963-1965.

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund grantee, 1969. Member Western Economics Association, Association Social Economics, National Association Business Economists (president Houston chapter 1976, director chapter 1977-1978), Notre Dame Alumni Association of Houston (vice president since 1976), National Notre Dame Alumni Association, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Delta Tau Kappa.


Married Carol Diane Atkins, August 17, 1974.

Joseph Bernard Walter

Anna Marie (Walterschied) Walter

Carol Diane Atkins