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Author photo. Everett Walters speaking at a seminar at West Virginia University in 1967 [credit: West Virginia & Regional History Center]

Everett Walters speaking at a seminar at West Virginia University in 1967 [credit: West Virginia & Regional History Center]

Everett Walters (1915–1997)

Author of Change and Continuity in Twentieth-Century America

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Obituary in the Cincinnati Enquirer, Sunday, March 16, 1997:

Walters, Everett, age 81, of Upper Arlington, died Saturday, March 15, 1997 at First Community Village. Born April 4, 1915, Bethlehem, PA, son of the late Raymond Walters and Elsie Rosenberg. Retired historian and university administrator. He earned a B.A. at the University of Cincinnati and a M.A. and Ph.D., Columbia University. He was an associate professor of history, 1946-63, and Dean of the Graduate School, 1957-63 at the Ohio State University; Vice President Academic Affairs, Boston University, 1963-69; Vice Chancellor for Academic and also Community Affairs at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1969-80. Trustee of the Ohio Historical Society, 1961-63 and 1982-87. Naval officer in World War II and the Korean Conflict. Preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Jane C. Walters, in 1994. Survived by son E. Garrison Walters and daughter-in-law Noelle Van Pulis, Columbus; daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Patrick Hearne, Monarch Beach, CA; grandchildren Michael (Sharon) Hearne, Deidre (Steven) Didion, and Colin, Jessica and Mairin Walters, great-grandchildren Alexander and Kathryn Didion; brothers Raymond Walters and Phillip (Dorothy) Walters. A private gravesite service will be held at Union Cemetery. Arrangements by Schoedinger Northwest Chapel, 1740 Zollinger Rd. Those who wish may contribute to the Ohio Historical Society, I-71 and 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210 in his memory.
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