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lawyer , department store executive

Joseph Walker, American lawyer, department store executive. Member Mayor’s Committee New York City Shakespeare Festival, 1966-1970; Member Newcomen Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

Walker, Joseph was born on March 19, 1912 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Celia (Margulies) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, College City New York, 1931. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia, 1937.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1937, since practiced in New York City. Chief price attorney New York district OPA, 1945-1946. Secretary, general counsel S. Klein Department Stores, Inc., Grayson-Robinson Stores, Inc., 1953-1960.

Vice president, counsel, secretary, director S. Klein Department Stores, Inc., New York City, 1960-1980, executive vice president, 1974-1980. Senior vice president McCrory Corporation, 1975-1980. Director Lerner Stores Corporation, 1971-1973.

Past chairman Apparel Chain Store Credit Committee.

Membership

Member Mayor’s Committee New York City Shakespeare Festival, 1966-1970. Member Newcomen Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.

Connections

Married Eleanor Junger, March 3, 1938. Children: Mark, Robert.

father:
Benjamin Walker

mother:
Celia (Margulies) Walker

spouse:
Eleanor Junger

child:
Mark Walker

child:
Robert Walker