Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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WALKER, Robert Smith (1942-)

WALKER, ROBERT SMITH, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bradford, McKean County, Pa., December 23, 1942; graduated from Penn Manor High School, Millersville, Pa., 1960; attended the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1960-1961; B.S., Millersville University, Millersville, Pa., 1964; M.A., University of Delaware, Newark, Del., 1968; taught in Millersville public schools, 1964-1967; served in Pennsylvania National Guard, 1967-1973; assistant to Representative Edwin D. Eshleman of Pennsylvania, 1967-1976; delegate and alternate delegate, Republican National Conventions, 1980-1996; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1997); chairman, Committee on Science (One Hundred Fourth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; is a resident of East Petersburg, Pa.

Millersville University
University Library
Millersville, PA
Papers: 200 feet
Personal, business, and congressional papers and correspondence, including photographs, video tape, sound recordings, and memorabilia. Restricted.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1982-1990, 4 commercials on 3 videocassettes.
The commercials used during Robert Smith Walker's campaigns for the 1982, 1988, and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 16 of Pennsylvania, Republican Party.

  • Eshleman, Edwin D., and Robert S. Walker. Congress, The Pennsylvania Dutch Representatives, 1774-1974. Lancaster, Pa.: Concorde Publishing, 1975.
  • Walker, Robert. "Lying by Design: A Congressional Record of Lies." In A House of Ill Repute, edited by Dan Renberg, 85-100. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1987.
  • ------. "Protecting Rights, Correcting Wrongs: The Case Against Quotas." In Can You Afford This House?, edited by David Treen, 231-37. Ottawa, Ill.: Green Hill Books, 1978.