W. Walter Menninger

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1931 –

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Who is W. Walter Menninger?

William Walter Menninger, MD, known by his peers as "Dr. Walt", is the third generation of one of America’s leading medical families.

Walt attended Stanford University where he was a brother of Alpha Phi Omega and graduated in 1953.

Walt's grandfather, C.F. Menninger, father, Will Menninger, and uncle, Karl Menninger, established The Menninger Foundation in 1925 in Topeka, Kansas. He succeeded his older brother, Roy W. Menninger, MD, in 1993 as the leader of Menninger. He retired at the age of 70 in 2001 and became the chairman of Menninger Trustees.

The Menninger Foundation originated in Topeka, Kansas and is now based in Houston, Texas. It is an internationally known center for treatment of behavioral disorders.

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Born
Oct 23, 1931
Education
  • Stanford University
Lived in
  • Topeka

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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