Frank M. Walker


       
      Green & Walker, hardware merchants of Chattanooga, established their business August 1, 1886, at their present quarters, 828 Market Street. They carry a large and well selected stock of general hardware and mechanic's tools, and control a large share of the trade in city and county. The individual members are William T. Green, and  Frank M. Walker. Mr. Green was born in Knox County, Tenn., in 1849, and is a son of the late Augustus P. Green of this city, who died in this county in 1878. William Green was reared and educated in Hamilton County. In 1874 he engaged in mercantile pursuits near Memphis, Tenn.; in 1880 returned to Chattanooga, and for four years has been engaged in the hardware business. He has been quite successful in this occupation. He is a Democrat, a Mason, and is one of Chattanooga's reliable businessmen. Frank M. Walker (other member of the firm), was born in Rogersville, Hawkins Co., Tenn., April 3, 1863, and is the son of the late Gen. Frank M. Walker who was killed during the late war. Frank R. Walker, Jr., was educated in Rogersville, and in 1880 came to Chattanooga, where he learned the hardware business with J. R. Warner & Co. In 1886 he engaged in his present business with Mr. Green. June 2,1886, he married Miss Maggie Whitman, of Georgia. Mr. Walker is a Democrat in politics, and is a wide-awake thorough-going business man.

Goodspeed's "History of East Tennessee" 1887