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Raymond Bridgham Walker, American clergyman.


Walker, Raymond Bridgham was born on September 5, 1888 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Arthur M. and Linnie E. (Bridgham) Walker.


Student Hamline U., St. Paul. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Yankton (South Dakot) College, 1928.


Ordained to ministry of Congressional Church, 1912. Pastor, Wibaux, Montana, 1912-1916, Sidney, Montana, 1916-1919, Sheridan, Wyoming, 1919-1922, First Church, Billings, 1922-1929, First Church, Portland, Oregon, from 1929.


Served as Home Service Red Cross secretary and acting county agricultural agent, Sidney, World War I. Member 12th Regional War Labor Board, World World War World War II Chairman Oregon State Board of Labor Conciliation, 1939-1945. Member of Executive Committee, general council, Congressional Christian Churches of the United States.

Member of the board of trustees Pacific U. Member S.A.R.; Mason (32 degree. Grand chaplain, Grand Lodge of Oregon, 1942, grand orator, 1944).

Clubs: Kiwanis (Billings, president 1925-1926), City of Portland (president 1940-1941), Rotary (Portland). Staff correspondent (Oregon) The Christian Century.


Married Ruth B. Schafer, July 24, 1912. 1 son, Raymond Richard.

Linnie E. (Bridgham) Walker