Charles Rumford Walker

Charles Rumford Walker

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-31-1893

Died: 11-26-1974

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

WALKER, CHARLES RUMFORD:  Appointed for a study of the effects of radical political movements on American culture, 1917-37; tenure, one year from April 15, 1938.

Born July 31, 1893, at Concord, New Hampshire.  Education:  Yale University, B.A., 1916; Columbia University, 1916–17; Harvard University, 1926–27.

Assistant Editor, 1922–24, Atlantic Monthly; Managing Editor, 1925, The Independent; Associate Editor, 1927–28, The Bookman.

Publications:  Steel, 1922; Bread and Fire, 1927; Our Gods are Not Born, 1930; American City, 1937. Articles in Monthly Labor Review, Outlook, Survey, Bookman, Atlantic Monthly, Forum, Nation.

Author of Crazy American, a play produced in summer theatre by Potter and Haight, 1932; The Third Parade (with Paul Peters), a play produced by Artef, New York City, 1933.