William Walker, Jr., Ph.D.
- Professor Emeritus , Religion
Born Sweetwater, Texas (1930). Graduated Grandfalls-Royalty High School, Grandfalls, Texas (1948). B.A., Austin College (1953); M.Div., Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary (1957); M.A., University of Texas at Austin (1958); Ph.D., Duke University (1962). Married Mary Scott (“Scottie”) Daugherty (1955); divorced (1978). Children: William Scott (b. 1957), Mary Evan (b. 1960), Michael Neal (b. 1964); grandchildren: Elizabeth Forbes Walker (b. 1984), William Michael Walker (b. 1986), Margaret Farrington Walker (b. 1988), Hannah Nicole Walker (b. 1995). Faculty member, Austin College (1954-55), Duke University (1960-62), Trinity University (1962-2002). Member and regional/national officer, various professional societies. Travel: North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa.