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Government official , Lawyer

Vincent Henry Walker, American lawyer, former government official. Bar: Massachusetts 1940, Federal Tax Court 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, District of Columbia 1980. Named honorary citizen City of Lexington (Kentucky), 1970.

Background

Walker, Vincent Henry was born on October 14, 1915 in Lowell, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Daniel Henry and Annie Jane (Gookin) Walker.

Education

Juris Doctor, Boston College Law, 1939. Bachelor of Commercial Science, Benjamin Franklin University, 1951.

Career

Partner firm, 1940-1942. General manager, counsel, joint venture land and subdivision developers and sales South and Southwestern United States, 1946-1960. Federal Housing Administration regional attorney Southeastern United States and Virgin Islands.

Then regional attorney Federal Housing Administration Washington Headquarters for Mid Atlantic region, 1960. Assistant for zone operations Southwestern United States, 1960-1961. Agency for International Development State Department contract specialist, chief commercial contracts branch, adviser to Government of Sudan for contract negotiations, developed conversion of Agency for International Development contracts to automatic data processing system in Vietnam Agency for International Development Office of Contract Services, Washington, 1961-1969.

International trade policy specialist, chief trade policy branch, director (acting) industrial resources division Agency for International Development Office of Procurement, 1969-1972. International trade specialist, agricultural commoditiies manager, procurement support division Office of Commodity Management, Agency for International Development, 1972-1975. Contract specialist, interagency representative, member interagency procurement policy committee Office Contracts Management, 1975-1985.

Independent legal, finance consultant, 1985-1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Massachusetts 1940, Federal Tax Court 1952, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1965, District of Columbia 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author and interagency collaborator Agency for International Development government and world-wide legal and regulatory publications, export program directives, notices to the United States industry, international posts and organizations, 1970-1985. Author: public Agricultural Commodity Supply, Price, Trends, Report, 1972-1975. Photograph works published various media in, United States and foreign countries., 1970-1993.

Membership

Honorary member board directors American Opera Scholarship Society. Member men's committee International Eye Foundation. Contributor incorporating attorney Lowell Light Opera Guild, 1942.

Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, Overseas, 1942-1946. Member Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, District of Columbia Bar associations, National Trust forHistoric Preservation, Smithsonian Associates, Wolf Trap Associates.

Connections

Married Irene Iris Johnson, November 16, 1946. Children: Patricia Anne (Mistress John Armstrong III), Johnnie Melinda.

father:
Daniel Henry Walker

mother:
Annie Jane (Gookin) Walker

spouse:
Irene Iris Johnson

child:
Patricia Anne Walker (Mistress John Armstrong III)

child:
Johnnie Melinda Walker