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Paul David Walker

newspaper publisher

Paul David Walker, American newspaper publisher.


Walker, Paul David was born on July 26, 1934 in Upland, California, United States. Son of Paul David and Laura Frances (Wilcox) Walker.


AB, Stanford University, 1956. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor of Education, Columbia University, 1976.


Assistant research administrator Stanford (California) University, 1961-1963. Business manager Stanford University Libraries, 1963-1966. Business manager, comptroller Elmira (New York ) College, 1966-1967.

Director special programs Colby College, Waterville, Maine, 1970-1972. Publisher The Emporia (Kansas) Gazette, since 1972.


Board of directors Presbyterian Manors, Wichita, Kansas, since 1989, Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas, 1988-1995, chairman, 1992-1995. With Kansas Humanities Council, Topeka, 1984-1990, chairman, 1987-1989. President William Allen White Foundation, Lawrence, Kansas, 1982-1984, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Emporia, 1984-1989, president, 1989.

First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1957-1959. Member Emporia Chamber of Commerce (director 1974-1977).


Married Barbara White, June 22, 1957. Children: Kathrine L., Michael P., Caroline D., Christopher W.

Paul David Walker

Laura Frances (Wilcox) Walker

Barbara White

Kathrine L. Walker

Michael P. Walker

Caroline D. Walker

Christopher W. Walker