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Clifford Mitchell Walker

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States
Death: Died in Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Billington Sanders Walker, II and Alice Rebecca Walker
Husband of Rosa Carter Walker
Father of Clifford Mitchell Walker, Jr.; Harold Mathewson Walker and Billington Sanders Jameson Walker
Brother of Allene Harrold; Mary Neel McCrary; Alice Annette Vose; Billington Sanders Walker, III; Irene Field and 2 others

Occupation: Gov of Georgia, founded Woodrow Wilson College of Law, member of KKK
Managed by: Marsha Gail (Kamish) Veazey
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About Clifford Walker, Governor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifford_Walker

Clifford Mitchell Walker (July 4, 1877 – November 9, 1954) was an American attorney and politician from Georgia.


Walker served consecutive two-year terms as the 64th Governor of Georgia from 1923 to 1927. His additional political service included the office of Mayor of Monroe, Georgia.


Before his gubernatorial terms, Walker served as the state attorney general from 1915 to 1920. He also was a co-founder of the Woodrow Wilson College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. Walker made the first appointment of a poet laureate of the U.S. state of Georgia, that being Frank Lebby Stanton in 1925.


He was born in Monroe in 1877. Walker died at his home in Monroe in 1954 and was buried in the Old Baptist Cemetery in that same city.

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Clifford was Governor of GA, 1923-1927. He was a member of the KKK. He founded Woodrow Wilson College of Law.

Clifford Mitchell Walker served as Governor of Georgia from 1923-1927. He also served as Mayor of Monroe 1902-1903; Solicitor General of the Western Judicial Circuit 1909-1913; Attorney General of Georgia 1914-1919; and General Counsel of Georgia Bureau of Unemployment Compensation.

Co-founder, with Joseph B. Kilbride, of Woodrow Wilson College of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.

Author of textbook: Walker's Notes on Criminal Law.

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Clifford Walker, Governor's Timeline

1877
July 4, 1877
Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States
1902
April 29, 1902
Age 24
1905
November 18, 1905
Age 28
Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States
1911
June 4, 1911
Age 33
Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States
1914
April 2, 1914
Age 36
Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States
1954
November 9, 1954
Age 77
Monroe, Walton, Georgia, United States