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Thomas Horton Walker


Thomas Walker, 1933 Northport CCC Camp
(Photo from Thomas Horton Walker Collection, 1933 Northport CCC)

Thomas Horton Walker was a soldier, educator, and coach. He was an officer in the Clanton CCC camp and several other camps. He taught at Chilton County High School and coached football and other sports. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II. His wife was Josephine Martin from Clanton and their children grew up there.

Click here to read his autobiographical memoir.


1930 CCHS Football Team
(Photo from Thomas Horton Walker Collection)



1936 Clanton Civilian Conservation Corps Camp - "ClanChilAla"
(Photo from Thomas Horton Walker Collection)