Austin Walker

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Austin Walker
Mayor of Boise, Idaho
In office
May 11, 1942 – October 31, 1945
Preceded by H. W. Whillock
Succeeded by Sam S. Griffin
Personal details
Born January 5, 1883[1]
Gary, Minnesota, United States
Died October 31, 1945(1945-10-31) (aged 62)
Boise, Idaho, United States

Austin Walker served as mayor of Boise, Idaho, from 1942 to 1945.

Walker had served as acting mayor since February 1942 as the incumbent, H. W. Whillock, was a United States Navy officer during World War II. Walker was appointed mayor after Whillock formally resigned in May of that year. He was elected in his own right in 1943.

Walker died in October 1945 and was succeeded by Sam S. Griffin.


  1. ^ "Mayors - Boise Arts & History". Retrieved 2012-08-17.