Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Walker, Gilbert Carlton

Walker, Gilbert Carlton, a Representative from Virginia; born in South Gibson, Susquehanna County, Pa., August 1, 1833; received a thorough English training, and was graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., in 1854; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1855 and practiced in Owego, Broome County, N.Y., 1855-1859 and in Chicago, Ill., 1859-1864; moved to Norfolk, Va., in 1864 and continued the practice of law; also engaged in banking; Governor of Virginia 1869-1874; elected as a Conservative to the Forty-fourth Congress and as a Democrat to the Forty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1875-March 3, 1879); was not a candidate for renomination in 1878; settled in Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y., in 1879 and practiced law for two years; moved to New York City in 1881 and continued the practice of law; served as president of the New York Underground Railroad Co.; died in New York City, N.Y., May 11, 1885; interment in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, N.Y.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Walker, Gilbert Carlton," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1966 Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48I26XYBNIDGSFZ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Walker, Gilbert Carlton." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1966, Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48I26XYBNIDGSFZ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Walker, Gilbert Carlton' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1966. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48I26XYBNIDGSFZ.