Isaac Pigeon Walker
|United States Senator|
June 8, 1848 – March 3, 1855
|Succeeded by||Charles Durkee|
|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives|
|Born||November 2, 1815|
(now West Virginia)
|Died||March 29, 1872 (aged 56)|
Walker was born in Virginia and moved with his family to Illinois in 1825. He practiced law in Springfield, Illinois, and served one term in the Illinois House of Representatives. He moved to Wisconsin in 1841 and practiced law in the Milwaukee area. He served in Wisconsin's territorial legislature from 1847 to 1848. When Wisconsin was admitted as a state in 1848, Walker was elected as a Democrat to represent Wisconsin in the United States Senate, where he served until 1855.
He is buried at Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee.
- United States Congress. "Isaac P. Walker (id: W000055)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.