Nancy Rush Gathings Walker

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James Hemphill Walker

Born June 15, 1860
in Johnson County, Texas
Died June 14, 1947

Nancy Rush Gathings
wife of James Hemphill Walker

Born Dec. 30,1866
in Hill County, Texas
Died March 22, 1944

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Son of Philip Walker, who participated
in the Battle of San Jacinto

Served the State of Texas as
Spanish translator in General Land Office
1899 - 1900
Chief Clerk of the State Comptroller Department
1901 - 1903
Assistant Financial Agent of Prison System
1903 - 1907
Legal Examiner in General Land Office
1907 - 1909
Cheif Clerk in the General Land Office
1909 - 1929
Commissioner of the General Land Office
1929 - Resigned 1936
Land Officer of the University of Texas
1936 - 1947
Full Name: Nancy Rush Gathings Walker
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
Row:R  Number:13
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of James Hemphill Walker 
Birth Date: December 30, 1866 
Died: March 22, 1944 
Burial Date: March 24, 1944 

WALKER, NANCY RUSH GATHINGS (1866~1944) Nancy Rush Gathings Walker was born December 30, 1866, in Covington, Hill County, Texas to James Gathings, of Kentucky, and Nettie Sedberry, of North Carolina. Her husband, James Hemphill Walker, served as Commissioner of the General Land Office from 1899 to 1936. She died March 22, 1944. Information taken from death certificate.

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