Adeline Walker, was born Adeline Cochems, daughter of Edward Cochems & Emma Glaser.
She married Weston Walker and, as did many women of her time,
preferred to be formally addressed as Mrs. Weston Walker.
(For more on Edward Cochems, visit the Cochems Family website.)
Adeline founded the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society with a number
of like-minded residents and saved the Dr. Howe-Waffle House from
being destroyed to make way for a parking lot.
Read the story on the Saving of A House by clicking on the link.
Photos below are from the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society's Digital Archives,
the Santa Ana Library History Room,
and the collection of the Orange County Archives.
Edward Cochems, photographer, with his daughter Adeline Cochems Walker about 1920. Mr. Cochems is standing next to a camera. His daughter is sitting on a chair in front of a large screen with a nature background on it. A large light is to the left, illuminating Adeline. The windows are covered and Adeline is looking at the camera. (Photo courtesy Santa Ana Library History Room)