Edwin Walker

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Birthday
10, 1909
Birthplace
Texas
DEATH DATE
Oct 31, 1993 (83)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1909
Birthplace
Texas
DEATH DATE
Oct 31, 1993 (83)

About

U.S. Army officer who was criticized by both Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy for his highly conservative, sometimes controversial politics. He resigned from military service in 1961 was the target of an assassination attempt in 1963.

Before Fame

He was born in Kerr County and graduated from the New Mexico Military Institute in 1927.

Trivia

He led a riot at the University of Mississippi in response to the school's admission of an African-American student.

Family Life

He was never married and had no children.

Associated With

He was portrayed by Cameron Mitchell in the 1985 film Prince Jack.