Walton James McLeod III Edit Profile
AB with distinction and honors, Transylvania University, 1958. Bachelor's Degree, Yale University, 1961. Master of Sacred Theology, Yale University, 1962.
AM, University Chicago, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1966.
Instructor Young Men’s Christian Association Junior College, Chicago, 1963—1965. Chaplain Eureka College, 1965—1967. Professor philosophy and religion, 1965—1967.
Chair humanities division, 1967—1971. Director general studies, 1971—1977. Vice president, dean faculty Bethany College, West Virginia, 1977—1986.
Trustee Lexington Theological Seminary, Kentucky, 1983—1986, president, 1986—1987. Member, president elect alumni council Disciples Division House, University Chicago, 1983—1987. Evaluator-consultant North Central Association, Chicago, 1983—1987.
Member advisory council West Virginia Department Education, Charleston, 1978—1984. Evaluator National Endowment of the Humanities, Washington, 1984—1987.
President Newberry (South Carolina) Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1967. Board directors South Carolina Housing Finance & Development Authority, Columbia, 1977-1996, Newberry County Council Aging, since 2001, Newberry College Foundation, since 2005. Chair Central Midlands Council Governments, Columbia, 1981-1982, 2001-2003.
Trustee South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, 1981-1985. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1959-1961, served to Captain United States Naval Reserve, 1961-1992, retired. Fellow South Carolina Bar Foundation.
Member South Carolina Magistrates Association (president 1976-1977, Distinguished Judicial Service award 1975, 77), Judge Advisers Association (national president 1991-1992), South Carolina Reserve Officers Association (state president 1981-1982, Reserve Officer of Year 1998), South Carolina Society (president 1990-1993).
Married Rosemary Jeanne Walker, October 26, 1963. Children: David Elliott, Enid Karisa, Jamie Elisa, Sarah Jeanne.