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business executive.

Walter A. Starr, business executive. member Industrial advising committee Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco. Appointed; member industry advisory committee Pulp and Paper, War Production Board, April 1942. President California History Society, 1942, Sierra; Member of the Society of California Pioneers, Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Background

Starr, Walter A. was born on March 14, 1877 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of William M. and Kate F. (Calkin) Starr.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, University of California, 1897.

Career

2 sons, Walter A., Junior, Allan M. United States mail carrier in Alaska by dog sled, 1898-1899. In grain business, W. A. Starr, San Francisco, 1901-1917. 2d vice president United States Grain Corporation & Food Administration, 1917-1920.

Director Edw. L. Eyre & Company, 1921-1935. Director Soundview Pulp Company, 1932-1951, Chairman of the Board, 1940-1951. Director Scott Paper Company, 1951-1959.

Director, chairman executive committee Central Bank, Oakland, 1943-1947. Director Yosemite Park & Curry Company. Director North American Investment Corporation.

Member Industrial advising committee Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco. Appointed member industry advisory committee Pulp and Paper, War Production Board, April 1942. President California History Society, 1942, Sierra Club, 1941-1942.

Director Save the Redwoods League.

Membership

Member Industrial advising committee Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco. Appointed; member industry advisory committee Pulp and Paper, War Production Board, April 1942. President California History Society, 1942, Sierra.

Member of the Society of California Pioneers, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: Pacific Union, Commonwealth.

Connections

Married Carmen Moore, 1902.

father:
William M. Starr

mother:
Kate F. (Calkin) Starr

spouse:
Carmen Moore