George Jr.
American baseball team owner
George Jr.
George Herbert Walker, Jr., an American businessman and the uncle of President George H. W. Bush. He was an original owner of the New York Mets, a team which he co-founded in 1960 with Joan Whitney Payson. His father was George Herbert Walker, a wealthy American businessman. His mother was Lucretia "Loulie" (Wear) Walker (1874–1961). He married Mary Carter (20 November 1905 – 5 September 1998) on October 29, 1927.
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Harris-Stowe State University names president - St. Louis Business Journal
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Harris-Stowe State University on Tuesday named Albert Walker to succeed outgoing president Henry Givens Jr. Walker is the president of Bluefield State College in Bluefield, Va. Givens announced in April his plans to retire from Harris-Stowe after 32
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The Throwback: 'Adventures in Babysitting' - CNN (blog)
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'Tis a pity, as what other '80s movie can boast of a soundtrack featuring the Rolling Stones, Muddy Waters, Sam Cooke, Iggy Pop, The Crystals, Edwin Starr, Jr. Walker, Percy Sledge and Chicago's own Southside Johnny? Of course, the song that stands out
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OBIT: Tamie Sue Hill (Elderton) - The Kittanning Paper
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... and Lori Walker and husband Clarence of Kittanning; nieces, Tiffany and Brittany Walker of Kittanning; nephew, Joshua Walker of Kittanning; step-niece Tabby Walker of Kittanning; step-nephew, JR Walker of Kittanning; and her beloved dog, Buddy
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Rockwired.com's Latest Edition of Jazzed and Blue Feature Legendary Motown ... - Jazzcorner
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... and Stevie Wonder; "Same Ole Love" - Anita Baker," "I Get High" by Freda Payne, also in the movie "Soul Plane"; "Not the First Night" by Monica; "Freaking It" by Will Smith; "You Can't Turn Me Off" by High Inergy; "Walk In The Night" by Jr.Walker;
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York Co. Fireworks Stores Seeing Increase In Sales - WSOC Charlotte
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JR Walker stopped in Rock Hill on his way from West Virginia to Georgia. He said buying fireworks takes some planning. "We save up. I put away a little off my paycheck so I can do this. I don't mind splurging on my kids," he said
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Henrico & Richmond Building Permits for July 2 - Richmond Times Dispatch
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JR Walker & Co. Inc., owner; Walker & Co., contractor; 5805 Olde Covingrton Place, $357018. Richmond Semiconductor LLC, owner; Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., contractor; 6000 Technology Blvd., alterations, $250000. John C. Sears & Debra E. Cole,
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Rockport news - knox.VillageSoup.com
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The free outdoor concert, with favorites from the 60's and 70's features Jr. Walker & The Allstars. Thursday, July 7, at 8 pm, pianist Simone Dinnerstein (commended by The New Yorker for her "lean, knowing, and unpretentious elegance”), will perform
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Jr. Walker's Allstar Band Featured at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts ... - Broadway World
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Jr. Walker's Allstar Band will be the featured performer in "A Motown 4th" produced by Cornelius Grant at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center on July 4. "This will be the original Motown sound," said Grant, who was The Temptations' music
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Walker Questionable as USC Begins Finals - GamecockCentral.com
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He'll be facing a retooled lineup than the one he threw against in Gainesville, with probably no Adam Matthews and a still-getting-back-in-it Jackie Bradley Jr. Walker may be out as well. Price, who threw 95 pitches in relief to help beat Virginia on
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Weiner Offered More Exposure - NewsMax.com
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With his sax playing in the style of Red Prysock, King Curtis, Lee Allen and Jr. Walker, Clemons gave Springsteen's recordings a genuine connection with pure blues. Hollywood was familiar with the classy musician, and Clemons acted in several films
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Clarence Clemons' death spotlights sax's rock role - The Detroit News
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"Shotgun" by Jr. Walker & The Allstars (1965). Any of Walker's Motown hits are worthwhile, but his playing is properly explosive here. "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" by the Rolling Stones (1971). Stones sideman (and Keith Richards' running buddy) Bobby
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Clarence Clemons, R.I.P. - Village Voice (blog)
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He was the group's most direct link to the '50s rock and roll that Bruce and band had come up on: King Curtis and Jr. Walker are obvious antecedents. In the pre-punk '70s, saxophones skirted the edges of any number of big rock artists' records—it was
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Marilyn McLeod, Hit Motown Songwriter with A Coltrane Connection - Jazzcorner
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As a staff songwriter for the label, she penned such R&B gems as "Love Hangover" for Diana Ross, "Walk In the Night" for Jr. Walker, "Same Ole Love" (co- written with her nephew Darryl Roberts) for Anita Baker and "You Cant Turn Me Off" for High Inergy
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Former Potter coach Walker takes over at Beaver?Local - The Review
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CALCUTTA - Ever since stepping away from his post as the East Liverpool girls basketball coach following the 2007-08 season, JR Walker has not taken his eye off the ball
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Golf notes: Local First Tee golfer to play at Pebble Beach - American Chronicle
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13 on May 31 from 100 yards with a pitching wedge, playing with Tom Eckman, Jimmy Paschall, Donnie Stokes and JR Walker. One of the juniors developed out of The First Tee program proudly recorded his first ace at Meadowcreek on Memorial Day
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20th annual Blues Fest: High turnout expected as yearly festival moves from ... - Jackson Sun
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Childress said his influences include saxophonists Jr. Walker and King Curtis, and his high school band director. "I love all kinds of music," Childress said. "There isn't a genre of music I don't like." Magi members also include bassist Jerome Maclin,
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Cafe R&B: Something old, something new, something blues - Enterprise-Record
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I loved Etta James, she had these really raunchy vocals, Jimi Hendrix, Jr. Walker and James Brown was the most amazing performer that ever lived. My idol across the board, was Howlin' Wolf," she says. "When we started this band, we were doing all these
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Singer/Guitarist Jonathan Butler ... - Eurweb.com
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... involved sharing stages with the great Angela Bofill singing her Tropical jazzy-soul classics, and Eric has been bringing an energy back to instrumental music like that of the great Jr. Walker only in a very contemporary dance club context
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MUSIC REVIEW: Even with a fracture,Taylor breaks a leg with NLR crowd - Arkansas Online (subscription)
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He nicely alternated up-tempo songs like “Mexico,” “Steamroller Blues,” Marvin Gaye's “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)” and Jr. Walker & the All-Stars' “Roadrunner” with more poignant ballads, including “Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight,” “First Day
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of George Herbert Walker, Jr.
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1977
    Age 71
    Died in 1977.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1960
    Age 54
    He was an original owner of the New York Mets, a team which he co-founded in 1960 with Joan Whitney Payson.
    More Details Hide Details His father was George Herbert Walker, a wealthy American businessman. His mother was Lucretia "Loulie" (Wear) Walker (1874 - 1961).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1927
    Age 21
    He became a member of the Skull and Bones society at Yale in 1927, as were his brother-in-law Prescott Sheldon Bush (S&B 1917); brothers Dr. John Mercer Walker, Sr. (S&B 1931) and Louis Walker (S&B 1936); and his nephew, the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush (S&B 1947); and Bush's son (therefore George's grand-nephew), the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush (S&B 1968)
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    He married Mary Carter (20 November 1905 - 5 September 1998) on October 29, 1927.
    More Details Hide Details They had three children, one of whom was George Herbert Walker III, the former United States Ambassador to Hungary. He was an uncle to the 41st President of the United States, George Herbert Walker Bush, to whom he was extremely close. "Uncle Herbie" helped sponsor Bush's entry into the oil business in the 1950s.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1905
    Born
    Born in 1905.
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