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JAMES D. WALKER


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1877 Republican
1878 Republican
1879-1880 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

06/06/1846 - 01/21/1924

WALKER, James Dunlop, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, June 6, 1846 in Allegheny City, Allegheny County, Pa; attended, Iron City Commercial College of Pittsburgh (now Duff’s Business Institute); private, Independent Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (2 years, Civil War); chief of artillery, Pennsylvania National Guard (1889); bricklayer; bookkeeper; contractor; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve the 1877, 1878 and 1879 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1880); chief of artillery, Governor Henry Hoyt (1879-1883); police magistrate, Pittsburgh (1906-1909); alderman, Pittsburgh; member, board of real estate assessors, Pittsburgh; died, January 21, 1924 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Union Dale Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.