This collection comprises the personal papers of James E. Walker (d. May 1972), an attorney in Santa Ana who had offices in
the Spurgeon Building and ran for the California Assembly and the U.S. Congress as a Democrat from Orange County in the early
1950s. Also included are some papers of his father, Sharpless Walker, who also had been an attorney in the Spurgeon Building.
The bulk of materials are from the 1950s and 1960s.