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army officer

Kenzie Wallace Walker, American army officer. Member Military Order Foreign Wars, Missouri World War, American Legion, Sojourners.; Mason.

Background

Walker, Kenzie Wallace was born on December 25, 1870 in LaGrange, Texas, United States. Son of William Wallace and Emma (Routh) Walker.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1893.

Career

Commissioned add. Second lieutenant cavalry, 1893. Second lieutenant, 1893. Promoted through grades to colonel of infantry, N.A., 1917, and to colonel of cavalry, United States Army, 1920.

Appointed chief of finance, United States Army, with rank of brigadier general, 1922. Reappted. chief of finance, with rank of major general, 1925. Retired 1928. Cited for service in Spanish-American War.

Distinguished Service Medal, World War.

Membership

Member Military Order Foreign Wars, Missouri World War, American Legion, Sojourners. Mason.; Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia and New York).

Connections

Married Helen Hobart Whitman, October 17, 1895 (deceased). Children: Augustine Whitman (deceased), Dorothy Whitman.

father:
William Wallace Walker

mother:
Emma (Routh) Walker

spouse:
Helen Hobart Whitman

children:
Augustine Whitman Walker (deceased)

Dorothy Whitman Walker