George Herbert Walker

George Herbert Walker

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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1875 Birth Born on June 11, 1875.


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


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


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


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