Walls, William Jacob was born on May 8, 1885 in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States. Son of Edward and Hattie (Edgerton) Walls.
Graduate Columbia, 1922.
Editor Star of Zion, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1920-1924. Delegate general Conf. Delegate Eumenical Meth.
Delegate World Council of Chs. Delegate World Christian Education.
Member president’s and war secretary’s American Clergymen’s Commission to occupied countries in Europe, 1947. Member of commission cultural and human relations, 1954. Served as chaplain, World War I.
Member Religious Ednl. Association International Council Religious Education, World’s Sunday School Association, National Council Church Christ American (co-founder, past vice president), N.A.A.C.P. (past vice president), American Bible Society (advisory council 1941-1970), American Academy Political Science, National Negro Business League (life, past chaplain), Phi Beta Sigma. Mason, Odd.