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Walker, Marie


(DOB-DOD)

Honor Award Induction: 1966

Hall of Fame Induction: 1996


Marie Walker won five straight National Women’s with Madeline Childress (Madge) Beck from 1938-1942. They likely would have won more, but the Women’s event was not played from 1943-1945 because of travel difficulties during World War II, and then were not reinstated until 1949. (Fox Meadow Tennis Club).

She was also a National Mixed finalist in 1947 with partner Keith Eaton. Marie was a lively, energetic competitor who handled the game with complete authority.