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Francis Amasa Walker
Birth: Jul. 2, 1840
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1897
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was one of the most prominent figures in the history of American economics. Loyal to the Union during the Civil War, he was brevetted Brigadier General at 24, for the Army of the Potomac. After the war, he was superintendent of the U.S. Census in 1870, was one of the first presidents of the Massachusetts Institute Technology (MIT) and was president of the American Statistical Association (ASA). He was the first president of the American Economic Association (AEA), which before the days of the Nobel Prize, was known as the Walker Award given to leading economists for lifetime achievements. Walker was also an economics professor at Yale and head of the statistical bureau of the U.S. Treasury. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Amasa Walker (1799 - 1875)
  Hannah Ambrose Walker (1803 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Exene Eveline Stoughton Walker (1840 - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  Stoughton Walker (1866 - 1912)*
  Ambrose Walker (1869 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emeline Carleton Walker (1828 - 1828)**
  Emma Walker Batcheller (1835 - 1910)**
  Francis Amasa Walker (1840 - 1897)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Walnut Grove Cemetery
North Brookfield
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section 1 Lot 72
 
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Originally Created by: Eamonn
Record added: Nov 18, 2002
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Francis Amasa Walker
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Lt. Col., Brevet Brig. Gen.; Companion #02330 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Jul. 29, 2013

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- LaDene
 Added: Jan. 5, 2011
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