Walter H. Beaman, Jr. (July 13, 1925 - January 9, 2013) was president of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1944-1945 season, and was also a member in 1943-1944, 1946-1947, and 1947-1948. He lived on the Lawn and Ranges during the years 1943-1948 (14 East Lawn, 39 West Lawn, 36 East Range, 40 East Range).
At UVA he began as an engineering student in 1942, served in the US Naval Reserve, then returned to the University where he received his law degree in 1948. He was a member of the Raven Society, Sigma Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa, and the Jabberwock Society. He was an attorney for General Electric from 1953 until 1989.
Beaman's reminiscences of life at the University are available as part of the UVA exhibit "100 Years of Life on the Lawn."
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- "Walter H. Beaman". Palm Beach Post. 2013-01-13. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/palmbeachpost/obituary.aspx?pid=162295660#fbLoggedOut. Retrieved 2013-07-15.
- "Lawn Directory". University of Virginia. http://giving.virginia.edu/lawnandrange/lawn-directory/. Retrieved 2014-07-07.
- "Survey: Walter H. Beaman, Jr.". 100 Years of Life on the Lawn. http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/lawn/gif/wbeaman.html. Retrieved 2014-01-23.