He was the senior member of the brokerage firm of Walter Fitch & Company.
He was first affiliated with the firm of Pringle, Fitch & Rankin, but later took over the business under the name Walter Fitch & Company, Inc.
He was a member of of the Union League Club, and Kenwood Club. He served as president of the Chicago Athletic Club. He was also one of the founders of South Shore Country Club and served as president for several terms.
In 1910, Fitch testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture. He testified to protest against enactment of legislation prohibiting dealings in futures with agricultural products.
Fitch died suddenly on July 17, 1913 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin at the age of 52.
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