Clarence C. Walton

Clarence C. Walton

Birth
Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 13 Apr 2004 (aged 88)
Catonsville, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Burial Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 8676833 · View Source
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Educator. Called the "Father of Business Ethics," and born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Walton was the son of the superintendent of the Syracuse railroad yard for the Lackawana Railroad. With the encouragement and help of his parents, combined with fellowships, the future academic powerhouse became a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Scranton. He went on to earn a master's degree from Syracuse University and a doctorate from Catholic University. He served as a counter intelligence officer during World War II; later he served as the Dean of Duquesne’s School of Business Administration and still later as the Dean of Columbia University’s School of General Studies. In 1969, Walton became the first lay administrative head of Catholic University, and finally President (1969-1979). In 1978, Walton joined The American College and became the College’s first Professor of Ethics. He taught through 1985. Walton authored and edited 14 books and many scholarly articles.


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  • Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 24 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8676833
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Clarence C. Walton (22 Jun 1915–13 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8676833, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by rjschatz (contributor 46560566) .