Hometown: Maysville, KY [Columbia Military Academy, Columbia, TN]
Date of Birth: September 7, 1917
Date of Death: April 9, 1973
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Obituary - Harris C. Walker dies at hospital, Mason County Ledger Independent (April 10, 1973)
Death resulted from a throat malignancy from which he had suffered for a year.
Mr. Walker, who twice reeived the Croix de Guerre from the French Army during the World War II conflict, repeatedly wa decorated for bravery. He had made the Army his career after the war until the past ten years.
He was born in Lewis County Sept. 7, 1917, elder of the two sons of the late Henry Means Walker and Barbara Cook Walker. Mr. Walker twice was married, first to Miss Louise Breslin, whose death occurred in March of 1965, and to this union three children were born. Earlier this year he was married to Mrs. Christine Applegate, who survives.
Mr. Walker was educated in the Maysville schools, at Columbia Military Academy and was graduated fro the University of Kentucky. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church.
Surviving in addition to his widow are a son and two daughters. Harris C. Walker Jr., currently at home, Miss Barbara Walker of Maysville and Miss Mary Eileen Walker student at the Brown County Ursulines