ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Walter heller '31


Walter Heller (Class of 1931, Received Award in 2003)

Walter attended Atwater Grade School; he was a Copperdome editor, writer for Ripples and Scribblers Club; He attended Oberlin College, PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin in 1941. . .Tax advisor to the U.S. Military Government in Germany working on currency and tax reform . . . He was the President of the Council of Economic Advisors in Kennedy Administration and economic consultant to President Johnson; author of the 1964 Kennedy Tax Cut which caused a boom in the US economy; developed the theory of revenue sharing based on his belief that state and local governments could spend federal tax revenues more efficiently than the federal government . . . Professor of Economics, University of Minnesota



District Calendar

    • FriNov17 Atwater PTO Linkage 9:30 AMRoom #206
    • ThuNov23 Thanksgiving
    • TueNov28 SEA Linkage 4:45 PMSHS Conference Room #116
    • TueNov28 Shorewood Historical Society/Connects/Library/Senior Center Linkage 6:00 PMSHS Conference Room #116
    • TueNov28 School Board Meeting 7:00 PM
    • MonDec04 Advanced Learning Information Session 6:00 PMSHS Library

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