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Robert John Walker
Birth: Jul. 19, 1801
Northumberland
Northumberland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1869
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Member. He admitted to the bar in 1821 and commenced the practice of law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1835, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1845. He was appointed Secretary of the Treasury in the Cabinet of President James K. Polk in 1845 and served until 1849, when he resigned to resume legal practice. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jonathan Hoge Walker (1761 - 1824)
  Lucretia Duncan Walker (1770 - 1837)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Blechynden Bache Walker (1808 - 1873)
 
 Children:
  Mary Bache Walker Brewster (1839 - 1886)*
  Duncan Stephen Walker (1841 - 1912)*
  Robert John Walker (1847 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Reno Hill, Lot 690
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 02, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6654657
Robert John Walker
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Robert John Walker
Added by: Garver Graver
 
Robert John Walker
Added by: Garver Graver
 
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Robert J. Walker: Sir, thank you for serving as the nation's 18th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President James Knox Polk, happy 213th birthday!
- MFPS
 Added: Jul. 19, 2014

- B.L.A.
 Added: Mar. 1, 2012
Robert J. Walker: Sir, thank you for serving as the nation's 18th United States Secretary of the Treasury under President James Knox Polk, may you rest in peace!
- MFPS
 Added: Nov. 11, 2011
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