1883–1918

August 19, 1883, New Britain, Con­nec­ti­cut.

November 1, 1918, Lahore, India (now Pakistan).

Walter graduated with honors from Prince­ton Un­i­ver­si­ty, Prince­ton, New Jer­sey, in 1905. He went to further 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 in In­dia and 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.

  1. I Would Be True

where to get Walter’s photo