Nellie Walker

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Birthday
8, 1874
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jul 10, 1973 (98)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1874
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jul 10, 1973 (98)

About

American sculptor who made the statue of James Harlan in Washington DC, as well as the statue of Chief Keokuk in Keokuk, Iowa.

Before Fame

She began using her father's tools and sculpting at age 17.

Trivia

She was four foot eight and under 100 pounds.

Family Life

Her father was Everett Walker, a stone carver and monument builder.

Associated With

Her first noteworthy piece was a bust of Abraham Lincoln.