Walker, Timothy was born on December 1, 1802 in Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Benjamin and Susanna (Cook) Walker.
Graduate (1st scholar) Harvard, 1826, postgraduate in law 1829-1830. Studied in law office Storer & Fox, 1830.
Contributor North American Review. Lecturer on natural science. Admitted to Ohio bar, 1831.
Teacher and organizer (with Judge John C. Wright) private law school, 1833 (later became part of U. Cincinnati 1896). Judge Court Common Pleas, Hamilton County (O.), 1842-1843. Founder, editor Western Law Journal, 1843.
Appointed to draw up rules of practice for circuit and district cts. Southern District Author: Elements of Geometry, 1829. Introduction to American Law, 1837.