E. S. Johnny WALKER, Congress, NM (1911-2000)


WALKER, E. S. Johnny, a Representative from New Mexico; born in Fulton, Ky., June 18, 1911; attended the public schools; moved with family to Albuquerque, N.Mex., in 1926; graduated from Albuquerque High School; attended University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and the National University (now George Washington University) in Washington, D.C.; served in North African and European Theaters of Operation, 1942-1945; member of State house of representatives, 1949-1952 (majority whip); commissioner, State Land Office, 1953-1956 and 1961-1964; commissioner of the State Bureau of Revenue, 1960; organizer, director, and member of the State Oil and Gas Accounting Commission; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-ninth and Ninetieth Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1969); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-first Congress; died in Albuquerque, N.Mex., on October 8, 2000; interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present