George Herbert Walker
American financier
George Herbert Walker
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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Brentwood Academy returns to form, routs Maplewood - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN Brentwood Academy bounced back from a tough homefield loss to win a road game last night. But the Eagles' 35-7 victory at Maplewood didn't come as easily as the score might indicate. Maplewood suffered a key
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Tennessee Titans' Damian Williams increases first-team reps - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV /THE TENNESSEAN “I've been working really hard trying to make sure I know the ins and outs of the offense, and it's a good feeling to know that they feel comfortable putting you in,” Williams said. It's been a challenging preseason for
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Britt waits to hear from NFL - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN A day after his meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, receiver Kenny Britt and the Titans were still wondering whether Britt would be fined or suspended for events that occurred during the lockout
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Tennessee Titans training camp review - The Tennessean
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(GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN) / GEORGE WALKER IV /THE TENNESSEAN After a long offseason, training camp went by in a flash.Titans Coach Mike Munchak surprised his players on Monday by ending camp a day early — after cramming a lot of work into a
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NFL: Haynesworth pleads no contest to simple assault - Denver Post
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(George Walker IV, The Tennessean ) WASHINGTON — Patriots defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth pleaded no contest to a charge of simple assault Monday to resolve a case in which he was accused of touching a waitress' breast while having drinks with
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Justin Gage gets measure of worth to Tennessee Titans - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN/GEORGE WALKER IV He was little more than an afterthought by the end of last season, deactivated in the finale that capped the least productive season of his four years with the Tennessee Titans
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Rookie Akeem Ayers lines up to start for Tennessee Titans - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV /THE TENNESSEAN/GEORGE WALKER IV The Titans have some changes in their linebacking corps this season. Akeem Ayers (R). Second-round pick has much-needed playmaking potential. Colin McCarthy (R). Fourth-round pick played all linebacker
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New canine officer, Barrett, starts patrolling Anoka streets - Coon Rapids ECM Publishers
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The new Anoka Police Department K9 officer joined his partner Office George Walker on patrol June 20. As a patrol dog, the German shepherd is being trained for evidence, suspect and building searches as will as crowd control, said Walker
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David Climer: Tennessee Titans won't consider Vince Young as Kerry Collins ... - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV / TENNESSEAN FILE If you check the current roster, you'll notice that the Titans are not totally devoid of quarterbacks, even with Kerry Collins' surprising retirement announcement. Second-year pro Rusty Smith is on the roster
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Walker's legacy is changed lives - Monroe News Star
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Former University of Louisiana at Monroe presidents, from left, George Walker, Dwight Vines, Lawson Swearingen Jr. and James Cofer Sr., gather in 2005. A memorial service for Walker is Saturday at First Presbyterian Church
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New officer starts patrolling Anoka streets - Coon Rapids Herald
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Anoka Police Officer George Walker watches as his partner Barrett jumps over the broad jump on the training course. Photo by Tammy Sakry by Tammy Sakry The new Anoka Police Department K9 officer joined his partner Office George Walker on patrol June 20
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Jamba Juice Franchisees Celebrate Grand Opening of First Store in the ... - MarketWatch (press release)
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BALTIMORE, Jul 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the goal of bringing a convenient better-for-you, meal option to busy travelers on-the-go, Bill Newlin and George Walker, principals of Air Ventures LLC, celebrated the opening of their first Jamba Juice
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To accommodate a hectic life in music, she packs a lot into one day - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN Cooking is nothing to be afraid of! It's easier and cheaper than you'd imagine, and more healthy than eating out or buying prepared foods. In our Nashville Cooks series, we visit the home of one family each month who
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Crimestoppers captures crim - Stuff.co.nz
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Daryl Ian George Walker details's were publicised in the media on Monday. Hamilton City Area Commander, Inspector Rob Lindsay, said Walker had been actively avoiding police, was under the influence of methamphetamine and was known to have access to
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Home's unusual shape makes for soaring spaces, shrinking energy bills - The Tennessean
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GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN The central living area is one large room with high ceilings that follow the curve of the domed roof. / GEORGE WALKER IV / THE TENNESSEAN The geodesic design creates an unobstructed interior, says Bill Bank,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of George Herbert Walker
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1953
    Age 77
    Walker died in 1953 in New York City, New York, aged 78.
    More Details Hide Details He was survived by his wife, daughter Dorothy Walker Bush, grandson George H.W. Bush, and several great-grandchildren.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1928
    Age 52
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He also coheaded the syndicate, (with W. Averell Harriman), which rebuilt the famed sports venue of Madison Square Garden and the Belmont Race Track, 1925. His brother-in-law Joseph Walker Wear was one of the founders of the Davis Cup. Walker came from a Maryland family of slave owners, something they attempted to keep secret. He married Lucretia Wear (1874-1961) and they had six children: Dorothy Wear Walker and New York Mets cofounder George Herbert Walker, Jr., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center CEO Dr. John M. Walker, Sr. (father of Judge John M. Walker, Jr.), James Wear Walker, Nancy Walker, and Louis Walker (S&B 1936).
  • FORTIES
  • 1920
    Age 44
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Walker also organized the American Ship and Commerce Corp. to be subsidiary of the W.A. Harriman & Co., with contractual power over the affairs of the Hamburg-Amerika. W.A. Harriman & Co. (renamed Harriman Brothers & Company in 1927) well-positioned for this enterprise and rich in assets from their German and Russian business, merged with the British-American investment house Brown Bros. & Co. on January 1, 1931. Walker retired to his own G.H. Walker & Co. This left the Harriman brothers, his son-in-law Prescott Bush and Thatcher M. Brown as senior partners of the new firm of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. The firm's London branch continued operating under its historic name Brown, Shipley & Co. Walker was a director of the W.A. Harriman & Company; Harriman Fifteen, American International Corporation; Georgian Manganese Corporation; Barnsdall Corporation; American Ship & Commerce Corporation; Union Banking Corporation; G.H. Walker & Company; Missouri Pacific Railroad; Laclede Gas and the New Orleans, Texas and Mexico Railroad.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1904
    Age 28
    His family had developed many international banking contacts, and he helped organize the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair.
    More Details Hide Details Walker was known as the power behind the local Democratic Party.
  • 1900
    Age 24
    In 1900, he started a banking and investment firm named G.H. Walker & Co.
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  • 1897
    Age 21
    He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1897.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1875
    Born
    Born on June 11, 1875.
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