Walker, Edwin A. (Edwin Anderson), 1909-
U.S. Army general, born November 10, 1909 in Center Point, Texas and died October 31, 1993 in Dallas, Texas. He served in World War II and the Korean War. He led the federal troops in Little Rock, Arkansas during the Central High School integration crisis of 1957. Despite this service, Walker, a member of the John Birch Society, actively resisted the Civil Right movement.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Baldy Editorial Cartoons, 1946-1982, 1997: Clifford H. Baldowski Editorial Cartoons at the Richard B. Russell Library. (Digital Library of Georgia)
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)