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"Mother of Mrs. E.C. Walker Passed Away in Detroit"
An obituary for Mary Walker's mother, Mrs. Anne Griffin, who died in Detroit in 1904. Anne Griffin, like her husband, was a Catholic immigrant from Ireland. It is interesting to consider that her death was mentioned in a Windsor newspaper as she…

"Society" - At Home
This article describes how Edward and Mary Walker hosted an "At Home" party at Willistead Manor in 1911. This article mentions that the honoured guests at this party were "their Canadian friends." An interesting aspect to this article is the fact…

"Empire Day Celebrated"
An article describing how Mary Walker laid the corner stone at King Edward School in Walkerville in order to commemorate Empire Day. Mary is described as always having taken an interest in the welfare of the Walkerville community and as a result, was…

"Walkerville's New School"
The Windsor Evening Record's "Official record of corner stone laying" that describes in depth the involvement of Mary and most of the men of the Walker family in the opening ceremony for King Edward School. Including a small speech by Mary, the…

"Mrs. E. C. Walker Chosen Honorary President"
This article mentions that Mary Walker was elected honorary president of the Walkerville local of the National Council of Women in 1911. While it is not known if she took an active part in the suffrage movement, Mary was definitely present and active…

"Society" - Washington
A small Society article stating that Mary Walker spent the summer in New Brunswick with her sister, Mrs. Andre Brewster (Elizabeth), and will be going to New York and finally Washington to open her apartment for the winter.

"Society at Opera"
This article mentions that Mary Walker entertained her sister and her husband, Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Andre Brewster, along with her niece and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cassels, and their daughter, Miss Andree Cassels, at the opera in Washington.…

"Mrs E. Chandler Walker Remembered by Old Windsorites"
The obituary for Mary Walker printed in the Windsor Star in 1937. It also states that she died in Washington, however, that is incorrect as her death certificate states she died in Boston. This article mentions her various community activities, as…

"Appeal Cases"
This article mentions the Robins vs. National Trust Company case which contested the validity of Edward Walker's final Will. William Robins had been a former employee of the Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. Distillery who had been written out of Edward's…

"Walker Will Holds, Suit is Dismissed"
This is another article mentioning the Robins vs. National Trust Company Appeal Case that contested the validity of Edward Walker's Will in his first appeal. Robins built his case on several letters exchanged between Mary and Walker and himself that…