Edward Craven Walker Entrepreneur

Birthday July 4, 1918
Birthplace India
Death Date Aug 15, 2000 (age 82)
Birth Sign Cancer


Inventor of the Lava Lamp, a novelty that became a staple in the 1960s counterculture.

Before Fame

He worked as a photographer during World War II and was also a pilot.


He was a naturist, founding one of the largest camps in the United Kingdom.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Marjorie. He was married a total of four times.

Associated With

He took Thomas Alva Edison's idea of the light bulb to new, psychedelic heights.


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