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WALKER (Soundex W426) — See also ALKER, CALKERINOS, CHALKER, STALKER, VANDEWALKER, WACKER, WALAKER, WALCHER, WALK, WALKE, WALKENHORST, WALKERMAN, WALKES, WALSER, WELCKER, WELKER, WILKER.

  Walker, Van — of Crossville, Cumberland County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Vaughn R. (b. 1944) — Born in Watseka, Iroquois County, Ill., 1944. U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of California, 1989-2011; retired 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Walker, Vester See W. Vester Walker
  Walker, W. F. — of Troy Township (now Troy), Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for supervisor of Troy Township, Michigan, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. F. — of Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kan. Mayor of Arkansas City, Kan., 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. Harrison — of Bellefonte, Centre County, Pa. Burgess of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. J. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1908, 1916 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. J. — Candidate for West Virginia state senate 7th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. M. — of Massachusetts. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. N. — of Stillwater, Payne County, Okla. Postmaster at Stillwater, Okla., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. P. — of Lawrenceburg, Anderson County, Ky. Postmaster at Lawrenceburg, Ky., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, W. R. (b. 1900) — also known as Fred Walker — of Carrollton, Carroll County, Mo. Born in Carroll County, Mo., March 13, 1900. Republican. Grocer; meat dealer; office equipment salesman; member of Missouri state senate, 1943-54 (8th District 1943-46, 16th District 1947-54); delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Carroll County, 1956. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, June 9, 1920, to Eunice Bricken.
  Walker, W. Vester — Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Walter — of Washington. Socialist. Socialist Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington at-large, 1898, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Walter (1883-1956) — of Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo. Born in Marion, Crittenden County, Ky., April 3, 1883. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1924, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1932, 1936, 1940, 1948, 1952 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); Colorado Democratic state chair, 1930-32; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 1932; appointed 1932; Presidential Elector for Colorado, 1936. Protestant. Member, Elks; Woodmen; Rotary; Newcomen Society. Died in Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colo., October 8, 1956 (age 73 years, 188 days). Interment at Orchard Mesa Cemetery, Grand Junction, Colo.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Clement Walker and Martha (Brown) Walker; married, November 2, 1903, to Kathie Woods.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walker, Walter F. — U.S. Vice Consul in Alexandretta, 1898-1903; Buenos Aires, 1904; U.S. Vice Consul General in Buenos Aires, 1904-06. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Walter G. — of Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Fla. Member of Florida state senate 28th District, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Warren Edwin — also known as Warren E. Walker — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Democrat. Mayor of Ann Arbor, Mich., 1895-97; defeated, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Wayne — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Walker, Wendell — of Lynchburg, Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Walker, Wendy — of Nortonville, Hopkins County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Walker, West — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Walker, Wilbur C. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Will A. — of Warren, Warren County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Warren, Pa., 1917-21, 1933-34 (acting, 1933-34); chair of Warren County Democratic Party, 1927; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940, 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William — of Illinois. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William — of North Carolina. Candidate for Governor of North Carolina, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William A. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Democrat. Postmaster at Albuquerque, N.M., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William A. — U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1887-90. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William A. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William A. — of Golconda, Pope County, Ill. Republican. Chair of Pope County Republican Party, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William Adams (1805-1861) — also known as William A. Walker — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Hampshire, June 5, 1805. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1853-55. Died in Irvington, Westchester County, N.Y., December 18, 1861 (age 56 years, 196 days). Interment at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Walker, William E. — of Columbia County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
William E. Walker Walker, William Edward (b. 1870) — also known as William E. Walker — of Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va. Born in Ripley, Jackson County, W.Va., January 2, 1870. Republican. Farmer; railway conductor; banker; member of West Virginia state senate 4th District, 1929-30. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Order of Railway Conductors. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Walker, William Franklin (b. 1865) — of Fair Haven, Rutland County, Vt. Born in Benson, Rutland County, Vt., January 24, 1865. Republican. School teacher; banker; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1898; member of Vermont state senate, 1908. Congregationalist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin William Walker and Elvira A. (Sherman) Walker; married, August 15, 1889, to Emma S. Jones.
  Walker, William Graham (b. 1935) — Born in 1935. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, 1988. Still living as of 1992.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Walker, William H. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Ireland. Member of New York state assembly, 1892-93 (New York County 9th District 1892, New York County 8th District 1893). Irish ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of James John Joseph Walker (1881-1946).
  See also Wikipedia article
  Walker, William H. — of Willows, Glenn County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William H. — of Texas. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 5th District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Walker, William H. — also known as Bud Walker — of New York. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
William Hall Walker Walker, William Hall (1812-1870) — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Salem, Salem County, N.J., September 18, 1812. Democrat. Mayor of Evansville, Ind., 1868-70; died in office 1870. Died September 9, 1870 (age 57 years, 356 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Married 1836 to Frances M. Spenning; married 1852 to Elizabeth Ellison.
  Image source: City of Evansville
  Walker, William L. — of Nebraska. Candidate for University of Nebraska board of regents 1st District, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William Lincoln (b. 1861) — also known as William L. Walker — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Born in New Portland, Somerset County, Maine, October 22, 1861. Republican. Farmer; lumber business; superintendent of schools; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1899-1902; member of Maine state senate 8th District, 1913-20. Universalist. Member, Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William Walker and Mary E. (Witham) Walker; married, April 6, 1887, to Nellie F. Allen.
  Walker, William Martin (b. 1951) — also known as Bill Walker — of Valdez, Valdez-Cordova census area, Alaska. Born in Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, April 16, 1951. Mayor of Valdez, Alaska, 1979-80; Governor of Alaska, 2014-18. Still living as of 2018.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Walker, William O. — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1964; Presidential Elector for Ohio, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Walker, William Perrin (1778-1858) — also known as William P. Walker — of Massachusetts. Born in Lenox, Berkshire County, Mass., October 8, 1778. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1810; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1820; member of Massachusetts Governor's Council, 1820; probate judge in Massachusetts, 1824-48. Congregationalist. Died in Lenox, Berkshire County, Mass., November 11, 1858 (age 80 years, 34 days). Interment at Church on the Hill Cemetery, Lenox, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Sarah (Woodruff) Walker (1749-1789) and William Walker (1751-1831); married, January 29, 1807, to Lucy Adam (1781-1864); father-in-law of Julius Rockwell (1805-1888); father of Sarah Woodruff Walker (1814-1879; who married David Davis).
  Political family: Bush family of Massachusetts.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Walker, William R. — of Spray (now part of Eden), Rockingham County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 19th District, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William S. — of Winnfield, Winn Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Walker, William T. — of Vintons Mills, South Windsor, Hartford County, Conn. Postmaster at Vintons Mills, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, William W. — U.S. Vice Consul in Surabaya, as of 1938; Havana, as of 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Wilson M. — of York Village, York, York County, Maine. Postmaster at York Village, Maine, 1893-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Wyatt T. — of Petersburg, Va. Minister; candidate for delegate to Virginia limited constitutional convention 8th District, 1956. African ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Walker, Zada A. Ferry — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.


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