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Alexander Ewell Walker

Contributor: Pat M. Mahan


ALEXANDER EWELL WALKER, one of the well known young members of the Lauderdale county bar, was born in Newbern, Va., October 22, 1863. He is a son of Gen. James A. Walker, of Virginia, brigadier-general of the Confederacy, who commanded the Stonewall brigade during the last year of the war, and is to day the only living commander of that brigade. He was lieutenant-governor of Virginia from 1878 to 1882. He is a member of the Wythe county bar and a citizen of Wytheville, Va. He has also served in the legislature of that state. Alexander Ewell Walker was educated at the university of Virginia, and afterward read law in his father's office. He was admitted to practice in 1886, and began his practice at his home at Wytheville, where he continued to remain for three years. In the spring of 1889 he removed to Florence, Ala., where he has since continued to reside, and to practice his profession, at the head of the firm of Walker & Hall. Mr. Walker was married to Miss Adele Robinson in 1887. She was a resident of Selma, Ala. Mr. Walker is a member of the Knights of Pythias and of a Greek college society.


Source: Memorial Record of Alabama. Vol. II. Brant & Fuller. Madison, Wis., 1893. p. 371

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