Chapter 14. George Jr.
- Walter A. Plecker (1861-1947). Dr. Walter Plecker was the first registrar of the Virginia Bureau of Vital Statistics, a position he held from 1912 to 1946. He was also a staunch supporter of the eugenics movement in Virginia. For more information on Dr. Plecker see: Talbot, Tori. "Walter Ashby Plecker (1861–1947)." Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 30 May. 2014. Web. 26 Feb. 2016.
To learn more about eugenics see: Pernick, Martin S. “eugenics.” Encyclopedia of American Disability History. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2009. American History Online. Facts On File, Inc. Web. 27 Feb. 2016.