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Lawyer

Walter Edward Helmke, American lawyer. Member Allen County (past president). American, Indiana bar associations, Tau Kappa Alpha, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Psi.

Background

Helmke, Walter Edward was born on December 17, 1901 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of Herman and Mary (Engel) Helmke.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Indiana U., 1925, Doctor of Laws, 1973.

Career

Admitted to Indiana bar, 1925, practiced in Fort Wayne. Senior member Helmke, Beams, Boyer & Wagner. Prosecuting attorney Allen County, Indiana, 1930-1931.

City attorney Fort Wayne, 1935-1947. Vice-president, director Jefferson National Life Insurance Company, Indianapolis. Director Jefferson Corporation Indianapolis Republican candidate for 74th United States Congress, 4th Congressional District Indiana, 1934, for government Indiana, 1948.

Republican County chairman Allen County, 1940-1950. Independent delegate Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, 1948. Trustee Indiana U., 1954-1956.

Board directors Foellinger Foundation, Fort Wayne. Board of Governors James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, 1970-1976. Former member of advisory board Valparaiso U.

Advisory board Indiana U., Fort Wayne, 1972-1976.

Membership

Member Allen County (past president). American, Indiana bar associations, Tau Kappa Alpha, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Psi.

Connections

Married Wilma L. Wehrenberg, June 3, 1926. Children: Walter Paul, Mary Ann (Mistress.

father:
Herman Helmke

mother:
Mary (Engel) Helmke

spouse:
Wilma L. Wehrenberg

children:
Walter Paul Helmke

Mary Ann (Mrs Helmke