The Rise of Industrial America Walker Peyton Conway

Walker Peyton Conway

Walker Peyton Conway (1805-1884)— was the son of John Moncure Conway (1779-1864) and Catherine Storke Peyton (1786-1865). 1832-33 Walker represented Stafford in the Virginia House of Delegates. 1832-1861 he was a justice for Stafford and for much of that time served as presiding justice. Highly regarded for his integrity, Walker was often called upon to administer estates for whom there were no known heirs or no heirs capable of acting as administrators. He was heavily involved with the Falmouth textile and flour industries.