Lester A. Walton

Lester Aglar Walton (April 20, 1882 – October 16, 1965) was an American diplomat, journalist, and politician. In 1912 Lester Walton was married to Gladys Moore, daughter of Fred A. Moore, publisher of the New York Age. They had two daughters together.

Walton was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, the first inter-collegiate Greek letter organization established for African Americans.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1882, Died January 1st, 1965

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W142726 10-in. 10/4/1926 Harry Wills, the champion Howell, Horsley, and Bradford Male vocal trio, with ukulele and piano lyricist  


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DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116297


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