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 William Ormand Wallace

William Ormand Wallace

Birth
Kentucky, USA
Death 17 Oct 1962 (aged 73)
Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 66729211 · View Source
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William O Wallace was a printer (Gary, Indiana 1930), teacher and journalist. He retired to Porter County, IN in 1953. He was Porter County Historian.

He wrote 700 historical columns in the Vidette-Messenger (Valparaiso, IN) known as "The Stroller."

He was married in Chicago 1928 to Eugenia Stoutenburg. No childen.

William and Eugenia died of carbon monoxide poisoning in their garage in Liberty Township, Highway 6, Porter County, Indiana.

Source: 10/19/1962 Chesterton Tribune, 3/26/1991 Vidette-Messenger ("Life of the Stroller Remains a Mystery Today, Though Thousands Still Read His Vidette-Messenger Columns", Beverly Overmyer)


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  • Created by: Eva Hopkins
  • Added: 10 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66729211
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Ormand Wallace (13 Nov 1888–17 Oct 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66729211, citing Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Eva Hopkins (contributor 47159848) .