CHESLEY MATHEW WALTER
Chesley Mathew Walter, attorney, was born November 19, 1889, in Savanna, Illinois; the son of John and Catherine (Duffy) Walter.
His preparatory and legal education was obtained at University of Illinois where he received his LL.B. degree. Admitted to the Illinois bar in 1911, Iowa bar in 1919, and California bar in 1931.
Mr. Walter is in practice of the law at Oakland, California, practicing individually.
Member of the State Bar of California, Alameda County Bar Association, American Bar Association; Apartment House Association; Pan-American Association; past commander, American Legion; Oakland Chamber of Commerce; Kiwanis International; Commonwealth Club; past national treasurer, Order of the Coif; American Interprofessional Institute; associate treasurer and member of Board of Directors, California College of Arts and Crafts; member Advisory Board, Salvation Army; past president, Oakland Housing Authority; past president California State Apartment Conference; Athenian-Nile; 32nd degree Mason; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Alpha Delta.
In 1912 Mr. Walter married Fannie Machen and has one child: David Oakley Walter. In 1941, married Dorothy Mills Smith.
Home: 376 Perkins Street, Oakland, California.
Office: 1419 Broadway, Oakland, California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 316, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2014 Cecelia M. Setty.