|8th Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses|
July 5, 1653 – July 6, 1653
|Preceded by||Thomas Dew|
|Succeeded by||William Whitby|
Lieutenant Colonel Walter Chiles (died 1653) was a Virginia politician and merchant. He moved to Virginia around 1638, and served as a burgess off and on from 1642 to 1653, representing Charles City County and later James City County. He also served on the Governor's council in 1651, but was removed the following year because of his involvement in illegal trading with the Netherlands. He was elected Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses at the July 1653 session, but the governor forced his resignation the following day.
- Gentry, Daphne. "Walter Chiles (1609–after July 6, 1653)". Encyclopedia Virginia. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
- Kukla, pp. 49-52
- A Timeline for Structures at Jamestown Related to the Chiles Family, Historic Jamestowne, National Park Service
- Kukla, Jon (1981). Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1643–1776. Richmond, Virginia: Virginia State Library. ISBN 0-88490-075-4.
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