Log In

Eleanor McElroy Wilson Edit Profile

county official

Eleanor McElroy Wilson, American County official. Decorated Meritorious Svc. medal, Navy Commendation medal, others.


Wilson, Eleanor McElroy was born on September 10, 1938 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Hartford Ford and Jane Ann (Bowker) McElroy.


Associate of Arts, Monterey Peninsula Junior College, Monterey, California, 1959. Bachelor in Education, San Jose State University, 1963. Master of Arts in Business Management, Webster University, St. Louis, 1981.

Master of Arts in International Relations, Salve Regina College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1990. Master of Arts in National Security/Strategic Studies, Naval War College, Newport, 1991.


Secretary, Geo. Dovolis Real Estate, Monterey, 1957-1959;legal secretary, Thompson & Thompson Attorneys, Monterey, 1959-1961;legal assistant, supervisor, Thomson J. Hudson, Attorney, Monterey, 1963-1968;legal assistant, Thomson J. Hudson, Attorney, Monterey, 1972-1974.


Member Orange County Grand Jury Superior Court, Santa Ana, California, 1982—1983. Citizen member Orange County Parole Board, 1993—1996, 1999—2001. Member Orange County Juvenile Justice Commission, Orange, 1992—2000, chair, 1995.

National advisory council, board advisors Flying Leatherneck History Foundation, since 2000. Member of Sloan Foundation (board directors 1996-1998), Marine Corps Aviation Association 1980-1994, (board advisors since 1994), Marine Corps Heritage Foundation (board directors 1992-1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, golf, tennis, traveling.


Married Frank Eugene Wilson, July 17, 1976 (deceased January 1980).

Hartford Ford McElroy

Jane Ann (Bowker) McElroy

Frank Eugene Wilson