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Walker, David

Walker, David

Walker, David

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Interview 227a : : In this interview with Emily Hyatt, former Angelina County School Board President and District Judge David Walker reminisces about his tenure on the school board and his memories of his father, Howard Walker. The elder Walker was a long-time Angelina County school superintendent and his wife (David's mother), Ethel was a long-time teacher. Mr. Walker talks about school consolidations in the county, especially Fairview, Beulah, Bald Hill (Baird), and Burke and all of the controversy that accompanied that process. He also discusses some issues with school transportation. He mentions Doris Balch, superintendent and other members Gene Brookshire and Claude Smithart.