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Wendell Kirshman Walker

librarian

Wendell Kirshman Walker, American librarian. Certified University Exeter, England, 1931. Member of American Library Association, Reserve Officers Association Mason (33 degree, Shriner, K.T.), Association United States Army, American Geography Society, Society Architectural Historians, Special Libraries Association (past chapter president).

Background

Walker, Wendell Kirshman was born on January 9, 1908 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States. Son of John Franklin and Clara (Kirshman) Walker.

Education

Bachelor, Western Michigan University, 1930. Bachelor of Science in Library. Science, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Library. assistant Grand Lodge, Masons, New York City, 1932—1934, library, 1934—1942, director library & museum, 1946—1963, grand secretary, since 1963, honorary past grand master. Captain United States Army, 1942-1945, major United States Army, 1951-1953, lieutenant colonel Reserve United States Army.

Achievements

  • Certified University Exeter, England, 1931.

Membership

Member of American Library Association, Reserve Officers Association Mason (33 degree, Shriner, K.T.), Association United States Army, American Geography Society, Society Architectural Historians, Special Libraries Association (past chapter president).

Connections

Married Marjorie Knapp Balch, June 27, 1953.

father:
John Franklin Walker

mother:
Clara (Kirshman) Walker

spouse:
Marjorie Knapp Balch