T. B. Walker Photo

T. B. Walker

Born: Feb 1, 1840

Death: Jul 28, 1928

Birthplace: Xenia

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

T. B. Walker

Date of Birth : Feb 1, 1840
Date of Death : Jul 28, 1928
Birth Place : Xenia

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.

Profession


  • Businessperson

Spouse


  • Harriet G. Walker
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