Albert J Walker was the second child born to the late Mack and Mary Tilford Walker on December 9, 1910, in Frankfort, Kentucky. His siblings, George, Howard, Minerva and Mary, preceded him in death.
As young man, he pursued his education while working to help his father support his family. He graduated from Clinton-Underwood Street High School in Frankfort, Kentucky, with honors. He was an athlete, scholar and Senior Class President. Upon graduation from high school, he went to Howard University in Washington D.C. After the sudden death of his father, he returned to Cincinnati, to continue his eduaction at the University of Cincinnati. Even though he worked several jobs, his pursuit of education, remained a priority.
Albert was married to the late Harriet Ferguson Walker for over 53 years. They were blessed with two daughters, Carol Ann and Marsha Gail. Along with their mother, he always reffered affectionately to them as "His Girls". His devotion to his family and dedication to his church and community, were steadfast throughout his entire life.
Albert served his country as a Second Class Petty Officer in Naval Air Service, during World War II. He was a machinist mate and worked on repairing and rebuilding airplanes. After training in Memphis, Tennessee his active duty station was in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Upon the completion of his tour of duty in U.S. Navy, returned home and