Biography of Huston Q. Walker
Allegheny County, PA Biographies

HUSTON QUAIL WALKER, of Pittsburg, Pa., a prominent attorney, with offices in the Bakewell building, was born in Clinton township, Butler Co., Pa., on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1862, son of William H. and Caroline (McCafferty) Walker, the former born in Butler county. Pa., and the latter at Lewistown, Pa., and both now residing in Butler county. Mr. Walker was educated at Washington and Jefferson college and by private tutors, and for a time taught in the public schools of Butler. He studied law in the offices of Judge Mcjunckin and Judge Galbraith, was admitted to the bar of Butler county. May 25, 1891, and there practiced with much success until January, 1895, when he removed to Pittsburg, having been previously admitted to the bar of Allegheny county in December, 1894. Since then Mr. Walker has continuously practiced at Pittsburg, where he is a member of all Pennsylvania and the United States district and circuit courts. He has held the position of a school director of Wilkinsburg, where he resides, and is well known throughout that section of the county. He was married in Butler county, Pa., Sept. 5, 1888, to Margaret E. Bovard, and, while they have no children, yet their home life is a rarely happy one. Mr. Walker and his wife are members of the First Presbyterian church and are prominently identified with its works of charity and benevolence.


From:
Memoirs of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
personal and genealogical with portraits.
Publishers: Northwestern Historical Association
Madison, Wis. 1904.


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