June 6, 1985 |
FBI agents raided two storage facilities in the Northern California towns of Davis and Woodland on Wednesday and took away some of the goods--including audio cassettes--that an accused spy, Jerry A. Whitworth, had stored there since September, 1983, according to the owner of the storage lockers. Dan Walker, owner of Yolo Transfer & Storage, said that after he learned of Whitworth's arrest "we contacted the FBI yesterday (Tuesday) and let them know Whitworth had some storage with us.
November 20, 1987 |
Former Illinois Gov. Dan Walker was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison on federal fraud and perjury charges stemming in part from improper loans arranged for him from his savings and loan business before it went broke. U.S. District Judge Ann Williams also sentenced the 65-year-old Walker to five years of probation and ordered him to repay $231,609 in loans to First American Savings & Loan Assn. in suburban Oak Brook, which he owned with his wife, Roberta.
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November 1, 1996 |
Stumping for Republican Assembly candidate Dan Walker in Torrance this week, Gov. Pete Wilson tore into Democratic Assemblywoman Debra Bowen with relish. Bowen, who represents the 53rd Assembly District from her home base in Marina del Rey, is a highly vocal critic of Wilson, taking him on for what she contends is poor administration of the state lottery and bungled efforts to computerize state government. Now it was Wilson's turn as he faced a group of about 50 Republican supporters.
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September 23, 2009 |
Dan Walker Veteran who buried burned flag Dan Walker, 81, an Army war veteran who was honored for retrieving and burying a U.S. flag that had been burned in protest during the 1984 Republican National Convention in Dallas, died Sept. 16 of prostate cancer at his Fort Worth home. Walker was captured by TV cameras carefully retrieving the flag remnants so they could be buried properly. "I didn't want someone sweeping it up with a broom and putting it in an ashcan," Walker, a West Point graduate and veteran of World War II and the Korean War, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram afterward.
January 15, 2005 |
Authorities have called off the search for a snowshoer missing since storms dropped several feet of snow on the 10,500-foot-high Grand Mesa, the Mesa County sheriff's office said. Dan Walker, 54, was last seen Sunday when he separated from his wife and daughter to seek help after they got lost. They were found safe.