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William B. Walter

newspaper publisher

William B. Walter, American newspaper publisher. President Hennessey Celebration, Inc., 1986, grand marshal, 1989. Member Oklahoma State Public Information Officers (president 1974), Hennessey Chamber of Commerce (president 1989), Masons, Coronado Lodge 56.

Background

Walter, William B. was born on April 27, 1935 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States. Son of ARthur Lyndal and Lydia Jean (Brent) Walter.

Education

Student, Center State College, Edmond, Oklahoma, 1953. Student, Oklahoma State University of Technology, 1954. Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1962.

Career

Director public relations Cimarron Elec Cooperative, Kingfisher, Oklahoma, 1962-1967, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, Oklahoma City, 1967-1980. Public, owner Hennessey (Oklahoma) Clipper, since 1980.

Membership

President Hennessey Celebration, Inc., 1986, grand marshal, 1989. Member Oklahoma State Public Information Officers (president 1974), Hennessey Chamber of Commerce (president 1989), Masons, Coronado Lodge 56.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Target shooting, golf, bridge.

Connections

Married, October 30, 1954 (divorced 1970). Children: Courtney B., Jill D., Tracy L., Amy C. Married, August 20, 1971.

1 child, Nicholas W.