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Richard Wilde Walker (February 16, 1823 – June 16, 1874) was a prominent Confederate States of America politician.

Walker was born and died in Huntsville, Alabama. He was the son of John Williams Walker, the brother of Percy Walker and LeRoy Pope Walker, and father of Richard Wilde Walker, Jr. Richard Walker, Sr. served in the Alabama state legislature in 1851 and 1855 and served as an Associate Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 1859. He represented Alabama in the Provisional Confederate Congress from 1861 to 1862. Walker was a Senator from Alabama in the Second Confederate Congress from 1864 to 1865.


"Alabama: Her History, Resources, War Record, and Public Men From 1540 to 1872," by Willis Brewer, published 1872, pages 355-356

Template:Start box |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #cccccc" | Confederate States House of Representatives |- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
(none) |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|Representative to the Provisional Confederate Congress from Alabama
1861 – 1862 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
(none) |- |- ! colspan="3" style="background: #cccccc" | Confederate States Senate |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Clement C. Clay |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|Confederate States Senator from Alabama
February 18, 1864 – May 10, 1865
Served alongside: Robert Jemison, Jr. Template:S-non |}


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