Walter Philip Leber

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Walter Philip Leber
15th Governor of the Panama Canal Zone
In office
1967–1971
Preceded by Robert John Fleming
Succeeded by David Stuart Parker
Personal details
Born (1918-09-12)September 12, 1918
Saint Louis, Missouri
Died August 3, 2009(2009-08-03) (aged 90)
Palm City, Florida
Education Missouri School of Mines
George Washington University

Walter Philip Leber (September 12, 1918 – August 3, 2009) served as the Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1967 to 1971.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Saint Louis, Missouri on September 12, 1918, Leber graduated from the Missouri School of Mines in 1940. He also earned an MBA from George Washington University in 1951. He served as the Governor of the Panama Canal Zone from 1967 to 1971.

He died on August 3, 2009 in Palm City, Florida.[2]

Legacy[edit]

His honors included admission to the Order of the British Empire.

Preceded by
Robert John Fleming
Governor of Panama Canal Zone
1967–1971
Succeeded by
David Stuart Parker

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