George Herbert Walker
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George Herbert Walker

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Born Jun 11, 1875

George Herbert 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.

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CHILDHOOD

1875 Birth Born on June 11, 1875.

TWENTIES

1897 22 Years Old He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1897.
1900 25 Years Old In 1900, he started a banking and investment firm named G.H. Walker & Co.
1904 29 Years Old His family had developed many international banking contacts, and he helped organize the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. … Read More

FORTIES

1920 45 Years Old In 1920, Walker became the President of the W.A. Harriman & Co. investment firm, and quickly arranged the credits that Averell Harriman needed to take control of the Hamburg-Amerika Line. … Read More

FIFTIES

1928 53 Years Old …  His son-in-law, Prescott Bush was a member of the executive committee of the USGA, serving successively as Secretary, Vice President and President, 1928-1935. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1953 78 Years Old Walker died in 1953 in New York City, New York, aged 78. … Read More
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