Walton family.

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  • 1839, Dec. 25: Born in Cincinnati, Ohio to Charles and Sarah Underwood Horsey Blake Walton
  • 1864: Graduated from Bellevue Medical College (N.Y.). Served as Assistant Surgeon in the Union Army
  • 1865: Toured Europe to study methods of surgery and medicine
  • 1866: Began medical practice in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • ca. 1870: Married Marion Young of Pittsburg, Pa. Had two sons and two daughters
  • 1880: Assumed Chair of Medicine and Surgery at Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
  • 1880 - 1881 : President of Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
  • 1883: Published The Mineral Springs of the United States and Canada with Analyses and Notes on the Prominent Spas of Europe, and a List of Sea-Side Resorts (D. Appleton)
  • 1890: Moved to DeLand, Fla. area
  • 1892, Fall: Married Eleanore C. Baker in St. Augustine, Fla. Son was Loring Baker Walton
  • 1917, June 25: Died in Terre Haute, Ind.
  • 1865, Mar. 18: Born Eleanore “Nellie” Coolidge Baker in Hingham, Mass. to Susan L. and James Loring Baker
  • 1880s: Attended Hingham Academy (Hingham, Mass.). Studied in Chicago
  • 1891: Moved to Florida because of illness where she was treated by George E. Walton
  • 1892, Fall: Married George E. Walton in St. Augustine, Fla. Son was Loring Baker Walton
  • ca. 1898: Moved to Kansas City, Mo. and became active on the Board of the Women's and Children's Hospital, and in the Missouri Society for Crippled Children, the Women's Chamber of Commerce, the YWCA, and the 2nd District Federation of Women's Clubs for Missouri
  • 1933, May: Appointed Assistant to Film Censor for Kansas City
  • 1938, Dec.: Appointed Film Censor for Kansas City
  • 1948: Retired and moved to Durham, N.C.
  • 1958, July 12: Died in Durham, N.C.
  • 1893, Nov. 17: Born in Deland, Fla. to Eleanore C. and George E. Walton
  • 1898: Moved to Kansas City, Mo. with his mother
  • 1916: A.B. degree from Princeton University. Entered Harvard University as a graduate student
  • 1918 - 1920 : Served in the U.S. Army in France, Germany, and Utah
  • 1920, Nov.: Employed by Guaranty Trust Company in New York City
  • 1923(?): Returned to Europe for study and travel
  • 1924: License-es-Lettres from the Sorbonne in Paris in classical languages
  • 1924 - 1929 : Instructor of Romance Languages at Princeton University
  • 1925, Dec.: Married Susanne Joseph Lindlar. Children were Loring B. Walton, Jr. and Eleanore
  • 1929 - 1963 : Professor of Romance Languages at Duke University
  • 1943: Ph.D. degree from the University of Chicago
  • 1975, Feb. 9: Died in Durham, N.C.

Published: Anatole France and the Greek World (Duke University Press: 1950), A Manuscript of Thais(PMLA: 1956), and Anatole France and the First World War: the Correspondence with Carlos Blacker(PMLA: 1962).

From the guide to the Walton Family Papers, 1730-1980 and undated, (Duke University. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

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