George Herbert Walker

George Herbert Walker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Herbert "Bert" Walker was a wealthy American banker and businessman. His daughter Dorothy married Prescott Bush, making him a grandfather of former President George H. W. Bush and a great-grandfather of former President George W. Bush. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Walker was the youngest son of David Davis Walker, a dry goods merchant from Bloomington, Illinois, and Martha Adela Beaky. Ely, Walker & Company, which grew into a leading regional wholesaler, was later acquired by Burlington Industries. Walker studied at Stonyhurst College, a Jesuit boarding school in England. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1897. In 1900, he started a banking and investment firm named G. H. Walker & Co. His family had developed many international banking contacts, and he helped organize the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. Walker was known as the power behind the local Democratic Partyshow more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135830147
  • 9786135830149