Hyde, Walker F.; building contractor; born, England, Oct. 12, 1866; son of James Butler and Elizabeth Love Hyde; educated, public schools of England, graduated from Ardingly College, Eng.; married, Cleveland, May 3, 1897, Mary B. Markham; issue, four children; at the age of eighteen after leaving college assisted his father, who was in the general contracting business in England; came to America in 1898, and started work as a carpenter; has been associated with several large firms as foreman and supt.; organized the firm of W. F. Hyde Co., in 1909; pres. and gen. mgr. the firm has had a rapid business growth, handling large contracts in the city and other towns.