Born: August 19, 1883, New Britain, Connecticut.
Died: November 1, 1918, Lahore, India (now Pakistan). Perished in the influenza pandemic.
Walter graduated with honors from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, in 1905. He went to study at Hartford Theological Seminary, Connecticut; in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Scotland; and in Göttingen, Germany.
At age 23, he spent a year in Japan teaching English at Waseda University.
After ordination, he became assistant pastor at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford, Connecticut.
Walter later became a missionary with the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA). As of about 1920, he was Literary Secretary for the National Council of the YMCA of India and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).
Doctors had advised against his going, due to his weak heart, but he insisted he
must be true. He died while working at the Foreman Christian College in Lahore.