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Robert Franklin Walker, American judge. Member Revising Commission Missouri Statutes, 1889 (chairman of like commission, 1909).

Background

Walker, Robert Franklin was born on November 29, 1850 in Florence, Missouri, United States. Son of Belford Stephenson and Abigail Lewis (Evans) Walker.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Missouri, 1873, Bachelor of Laws, 1875, Doctor of Laws, 1926.

Career

Admitted to Missouri bar, 1876, to Supreme Court of United States, 1894. Practiced in Morgan Company until 1885. Prosecuting attorney, Morgan Company, 1877-1885.

Assistant attorney general of Missouri, 1885-1889, attorney general, 1893-1897. In practice at St. Louis, 1897-1913. Judge Supreme Court of Missouri, January 1, 1913-December 31, 1932 (chief justice, 1927).

Membership

Member Revising Commission Missouri Statutes, 1889 (chairman of like commission, 1909).

Connections

Married Nannie A. Wright, September 20, 1877 (died 1892).; married second, Geneva C. Percy, September 28, 1896 (died 1929). Children: Mistress.

father:
Belford Stephenson Walker

mother:
Abigail Lewis (Evans) Walker

spouses:
Nannie A. Wright

Geneva C. Percy

child:
Mrs Walker