MCCONVILLE, Walt




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.

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