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 William Ormand Wallace

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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

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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