Biographical entry Crocker, Walter Russell (1902 - 2002)
- 25 March 1902
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
- 14 November 2002
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Academic, Diplomat and Writer
Walter Russell Crocker was a diplomat, academic, writer and Lieutenant Governor of South Australia (1973-82). Crocker was High Commissioner to India (1952-55 and 1958-62), Ambassador to Indonesia (1955-56), High Commissioner to Canada (1956-58), Ambassador to the Netherlands and Belgium (1962-65), Ambassador to Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya (1965-67) and Ambassador to Italy (1967-70).
Farquharson, John. Crocker, Sir Walter Russell (1902-2002), Obituaries Australia. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Accessed 17 April 2013.