From Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaJump to: navigation, searchEdwin Anderson WalkerColEAWalker.jpgColonel Edwin A. WalkerBorn November 10, 1909Center Point, Kerr County,
Texas, USADied October 31, 1993 aged 83Dallas, TexasAllegiance United States of AmericaService/branch United States Army seal United States ArmyYears of service 1931 – 1961Rank US-O8 insignia.svg Major GeneralCommands held 24 Infantry Division SSI.svg 24th Infantry DivisionBattles/wars World War IIKorean War
Major General Edwin Anderson Walker, sometimes known as Ted Walker November 10, 1909 – October 31, 1993, was a United States Army officer who fought in World War II and the Korean War, reaching the rank of Major General.
He was known for his ultra-conservative political views and was criticized by U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower for promoting a personal political stand while in uniform. He resigned his commission after being publicly and formally admonished by President John F. Kennedy JFK for insulting Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman in print.
He was an attempted assassination target of Lee Harvey Oswald on April 10, 1963.
From the period of the JFK