James E. Walker

Brigadier General (Ret.) James E. Walker

James E. Walker was born May 11, 1944 in Shawnee OK. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Business Administration. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps.

He spent more than 28 years in a variety of Staff and Command assignments including Staff Supply Officer 54tj General Support Group, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commander 1120th Maintenance Company ARNG; Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Army Field Artillery Center Ft. Sill, OK; Senior Defense Counsel, Army Field Artillery Center; S-3 45th Infantry Brigade; Director of Maintenance, Oklahoma State Area Command; and Deputy STARC Commander, Oklahoma National Guard State Area Command in addition to numerous other Active Duty and Reserve assignments.

After retiring, he held a private practice with the Walker, Ferguson and Ferguson law firm and was a member of the Oklahoma County, Oklahoma and American Bar Associations. He served as Chairman of the Oklahoma Tax Commission from 1977-1981 and as director of the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Board from 1976-1977.

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