James Powell Walker
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James Powell Walker

From Debbie Crofford
James Powell Walker
Walker photo taken from book : 359th Infantry Texas Brigade (WWI) 

James Powell Walker grew up on Mill St. His father Lee supported the family growing cotton on the family farm south of town. He attended Ladonia High School graduating in 1913. That fall he attended Baylor University. His first teaching job was at Bagby school. He was killed in action during WW1 Aug. 10. 1918 in France. He was brought back to Ladonia to be buried in his home town on a miserably rainy day. 

Walker's alma mater 
Ladonia High School 1913 graduation photo

Description of James Powell Walker's funeral & also of Frank Walkers death.

Taken from recollections of life on Mill St. in Ladonia written by Beth Crossley Blackburn. The Walkers home was on Mill St. They were the second owners, it still stands today.

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