The John Birch Society also opposed the Civil Rights Movement, US aid to foreign countries, and the United Nations.
JFK relieved him of his position.
Walker came back home to become a leading figure in the "fight against the liberal establishment." His home was in Dallas, Texas where Walker made an unsuccessful run for Governor.
John Connally, who was later wounded in the assassination of JFK, was elected.
Walker, who was sitting at his desk on the first floor working on income tax records, was hit in the arm by "slivers" from bullet, wood or glass.
Although the shooting remained unsolved at the time of the JFK assassination, the Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald had attempted to shoot Walker.
They claimed that bullet fragments from the Walker & JFK shootings match the bullets fired from the Oswald "Manlicher-Carcano" rifle.*