Walt McConville worked in South America in the "Fabulous Forties" for an oil company. The New Westminster native's adventures are retold in an epic poem, Talara by Teaspoon (Primrose, 1992), with photos by the author.
DATE OF BIRTH: November 24, 1914
PLACE OF BIRTH: New Westminster, B.C.
ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: Irish/English/Scottish
AWARDS: Editorial award from Newspaper Institute of America.