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Walter Dennis Myers

19 Dec. 1882 - 4 Aug. 1973

Walter D. Myers was born in Rye Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania. He was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1907 and began practicing law in Indianapolis. He served in a variety of public offices and, in 1940, was appointed Fourth Assistant Postmaster General by Franklin D. Roosevelt. Myers was very active in Democratic politics throughout his life and served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1920, 1924, and 1928. In addition to his career of public service, Walter Myers was also an author. He wrote a number of articles and law books including The ‘Guv’: A Tale of Midwest Law and Politics. He also wrote one historical fiction novel, Melted Like Snow, set during the Civil War.

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The 'Guv': A Tale of Midwest Law and Politics. New York: F. Fell, 1947. [ISL call number: I 813 M996g]

Melted Like Snow
. New York: Pageant Press, 1956. [ISL call number: I 813 M996m]