Stanley Walker (editor)
||This biographical article needs additional citations for verification. (February 2011)|
Stanley Walker (1898–1962) was an editor of the New York Herald Tribune in the first half of the 20th century.
According to a roadside memorial  at the site of his birth near Lampasas, Texas, Walker began his career in Austin and Dallas. He served as city editor of the Herald-Tribune, and also on the staff of the Philadelphia Ledger. Among his books was The Night Club Era. He spent his last years in the Lampasas area.
"A good newspaperman" 
- What makes a good newspaperman? The answer is easy. He knows everything. He is aware not only of what goes on in the world today, but his brain is a repository of the accumulated wisdom of the ages.
- He is not only handsome, but he has the physical strength which enables him to perform great feats of energy. He can go for nights on end without sleep. He dresses well and talks with charm. Men admire him; women adore him; tycoons and statesmen are willing to share their secrets with him.
- He hates lies and meanness and sham but keeps his temper. He is loyal to his paper and to what he looks upon as his profession; whether it is a profession or merely a craft, he resents attempts to debase it.
- When he dies, a lot of people are sorry, and some of them remember him for several days.
- The Night Club Era, 1933, ISBN 978-0-8018-6291-5
- City Editor, 1934, ISBN 978-0-8018-6292-2
- Mrs. Astor's Horse, 1935, ISBN 978-1-4067-3888-9
- Dewey: An American of This Century, 1944, ISBN 978-1-4179-8819-8
- Journey toward the Sunlight: a Story of the Dominican Republic and Its People, 1947
- Home to Texas, 1956, Harper, New York
- Texas, 1962, Viking Press, ISBN 978-0-670-69749-6