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educator , journalist

Robert Alander Walker, American journalist, educator. Recipient award distinguished service in religious journalism Oklahoma Baptist University, 1948.

Background

Walker, Robert Alander was born on April 30, 1912 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Forrest Alander and Lena Rebecca (Orman) Walker.

Education

Student, University Illinois, 1932. Student, Wheaton College, 1933. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1936.

Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1941. Doctor of Letters, John Brown University, 1947. Doctor of Laws, Taylor University, 1962.

Career

Newspaper sports writer, advertising copywriter, Chicago assistant professor journalism, Wheaton College, 1942-1947; editor, public, Christian Life Magazine, 1943-1986; president, Christian Writers Institute, 1945-1991; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Christian Life Missions, since 1956; founder, president, Creation House Book Publications, 1970-1986. Editor emeritus Chrisma/Christian Life magazine, since 1987.

Membership

Lodge: Rotary.

Connections

Married Jean Browning Clements, October 1, 1937. Children: Gwyneth, Telford, Rob, Kent, Cherry.

father:
Forrest Alander Walker

mother:
Lena Rebecca (Orman) Walker

spouse:
Jean Browning Clements

child:
Rob Walker

child:
Cherry Walker

child:
Kent Walker

child:
Gwyneth Walker

child:
Telford Walker