Pensacola's Mariners

William Wilmer Walker

William Wilmer Walker

Born December 23, 1873. Died August 5, 1953.

W. W. Walker was known for his leadership as a commercial fisherman and for his operation of the Walker's Boat House on Bayou Texar in East Pensacola Heights.

He married Elnora Le Poidevant April 17, 1901 and their children were: Ethel, Douglas, Wilmer, Lois, Oliver, Kathleen and Maurice.

This biographical sketch first appeared in T. T. Wentworth's They Were Here booklet number 8. published by the T. T. Wentworth Jr. Museum, Pensacola in 1966.

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