WALKER, John Randall, (1874 - 1942)


WALKER, John Randall, a Representative from Georgia; born near Blackshear, Pierce County, Ga., February 23, 1874; graduated from Jasper Normal College, Jasper, Fla., 1895; graduated from the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1898; lawyer, private practice; member of the Georgia state house of representatives, 1907-1908; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and to the two succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1918; died on July 21, 1942, in Blackshear, Ga.; interment in the Walker family burying grounds, Pierce County, Ga.