Norman Walton, Jr. has been part of the road building industry for the past 43 years. He joined J.S. Walton & Co., Inc. in 1970. The company was founded in 1919 in Brandenburg, Kentucky by his grandfather John S. Walton, Sr.
In 1927, the company moved to the panhandle area of Florida and started building bridges. From there the company moved to Mobile and was given Alabama contractor’s license number 31.
In 1945, Norman J. Walton, Sr. and John S. Walton, Jr. joined their father’s firm and further diversified the range of construction projects for which the company is known.
Norman, Jr. became the third generation to work for J.S. Walton. He came to the company after graduating from the University of Alabama with a degree in Business.
Norman is past president of the Alabama Road Builders Association, the Mobile County Roadbuilders’ Association, the Mobile Section of the Associated General Contractors of America, The Alabama Branch Associated General Contractors of America and serves as a lifetime director of the AGC of America and was the national treasurer of the AGC of America 2010.
For the past 43 years, Norman has worked in all phases of the construction industry. Throughout his career, he has worked to give back to the community, a value instilled in his father, Norman, Sr.
Norman and Dusty have been married for 44 years and they have two sons, Christopher and his wife Holly, Jason and his wife Amy and grandchildren Camille, Austin and Elle.