Culver High Alumni Bio's


Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail.

~Ralph Waldo Emerson



Name-Maiden Name: Walter Gottesman

Year Graduated: 1962

Occupation-Occupations: Teacher, Newspaper reporter, IT support

Where are you living now: Prospects Heights, IL

Marital Status: Married, 34 years

Children: 1

Interests: American history, the religious dimension in American public life as exemplified in President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address. playing guitar (folk, some folk-rock, some jazz, some classical), photography, fishing, lawn and yard work, shoveling snow

Additional Comments: Was drafted into the Army in 1967. Served in Germany to 1969. Came to appreciate more about America's role in the world while there. Taught Freshman composition at American University in Cairo, Egypt. Wrote for several publications while there.

Email: scribbler@bigplanet.com