T. B. Walker

Businessperson, Organization founder

1840 – 1928

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Who was T. B. Walker?

Thomas Barlow Walker was a highly successful American businessperson who acquired timber in Minnesota and California and became an art collector. Walker founded the Minneapolis Public Library. He was among the ten wealthiest men in the world in 1923. He built two company towns, one of which his son sold to become part of what is today known as Sunkist. He is the founder and namesake of the Walker Art Center.

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Born
Feb 1, 1840
Xenia
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Baldwin-Wallace College
Lived in
  • Xenia
  • Minneapolis
Died
Jul 28, 1928
Minneapolis

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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