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24th Annual Savings Smiles Bicknell Cup Honoring Mildred Walker

About Mildred Walker

Mildred Dickerson Walker was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Mildred attended Dallas Public School, continuing her education in business school after high school. Mildred took real estate and finance courses at SMU and became a Real Estate Broker; she would later attend Oxford University for two summers taking cultural enrichment courses.

Mildred was married to the late Ralph J. Walker. She and Ralph had three children—Don R. Walker (Sammie), Larry Walker (Shelley), and Julie Walker Woodall, deceased. Mildred has five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Mildred’s numerous business affiliations include Texas Real Estate Broker, Vice President of Walker Marina Group, Owner and CEO of Lynn Creek Marina at Joe Pool Lake and The Oasis Restaurant, Vice President of North Texas Circuit Board, and part owner of W-Tech in Irving. Mildred was the past President of the Marina Association of Texas and the past Vice-President of The Board of Marina Operators Association of America.

Her civic memberships and honors include-Honorary Life Member of the Women’s Council of Dallas County, one of the founders and past President of the Woman’s Club of Grand Prairie, founder of the Junior Woman’s Club of Grand Prairie, past President of The Federation Of Women’s Club, past President of the Board of Dallas-Fort Worth Medical Center Foundation, 1990 Chairman of the Board of the Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce, past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Children First Counseling Center and current Board member, past Board member of the YMCA, and Woman’s Board of Northwood University. Mildred was instrumental in bringing Prairie Lights, a Christmas light display, to Grand Prairie.  She was active in Sister Cities and was the Past President of the Industrial Development Authority for the City of Grand Prairie.

The various awards and honors bestowed on Mildred are- “Who’s Who of American Women” 1993-94; Who’s Who of Leading American Executives 1993; Recipient of Citizen of the Year Award given by the Chamber of Commerce, Grand Prairie, 1987; Athena Award recognizing outstanding accomplishments by a woman in business, 1992; Grand Prairie Rotary Club’s Businessperson of the Year, 1994.