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John-Boy Walton
Family Zebulon Walton, (Grandfather)
Esther Walton, (Grandmother)
John Walton, (Father)
Olivia Walton, (Mother)
Jason Walton (Brother)
Ben Walton (Brother)
James Robert Walton (Brother)
Mary-Ellen Walton (Sister)
Erin Walton (Sister)
Elizabeth Walton (Sister)
Janet Gilchrist, (Wife)
Justin Walton (Son)
Jade Walton (Daughter)
Wade Walton, (Second cousin)
Corabeth Walton-Godsey, (Distant cousin)
Boone Walton, (First cousin, once removed)
Wade Walton, (Second cousin)
Floyd Walton, (Second cousin, once removed)
Occupation Writer
Played By Richard Thomas (1971-1977)

Robert Wightman (1979-1981)

Status Alive


John Lee "John-Boy" Walton Jr. (born 1916)

John Walton Jr. is the eldest boy in the Walton Family. He is more commonly referred to as "John-Boy".

He is a very sensitive young man who aspires to be a writer, an ambition which he does in fact succeed at. Upon graduating from the local high school, he earns a scholarship to Boatwright University, where he majors in Journalism.

He has many part time jobs, one of which is the running and writing of the Blue Ridge Chronicle, his own local newspaper. He eventually goes to the war zones to write war reports for a large newspaper.

During the war John-Boys plane is shot down, fortunately the pilot is able to land in the waters below. He is recovered and achieves a full recovery from the injuries sustained, He then purses a career as a novelist. He is published three times in the course of the series. He eventually marries Janet Gilchrist, a magazine editor from New York, with whom he has two children in A Walton's Easter; a twin son, Justin Walton, and daughter, Jade Walton.


Personality Edit

He is very family-orientated and has a special relationship with his brothers and sisters, especially young Elizabeth. Although he respects both his parents and grandparents, he is also stubborn enough to do what he feels is right, even if it means going against their wishes.

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