www.childers-shepherd.org, 16 Feb 2011
Walter Roy Chambers
13 February 1891 - 27 September 1974
Buncombe County, NC        McDowell County NC        
L-R: Dr. Hoyt Blackwell, Dr. Fred
Bentley, and Trustees' Chairman
Walter R. Chambers, at the
investiture of Dr. Bentley as new
president of Mars Hill College in
1966. Photo from John A. McLeod,
From These Stones: Mars Hill
College 1856 - 1967
, Mars Hill
College Press, 2000, p. 283.
Walter Chambers, who was an attorney practicing in Marion, NC, served Mars Hill College
for many years (during seven terms from 1924 until the late 1960's) as a member and/or
chairman of the the board of trustees.

The college physical education building, completed in 1967, was named for him.
Walter Chambers during his tenure as
chairman of the board of trustees.