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Elmer Forrest Wallender Edit Profile

army officer.

Elmer Forrest Wallender, American army officer. Decorated Legion of Merit. Mason.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Background

Wallender, Elmer Forrest was born on December 21, 1889 in Arthur City, Texas, United States. Son of James Arthur and Elizabeth (Sargent) Wallender.

Education

Educated Catholic and public schools, and Paris (Texas) Business College. Graduate Motor Transport School, 1921, Infantry School, 1926, Army Industrial College, 1940.

Career

Enlisted in United State Army, 1914, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, 1944. Served in Philippine Islands, 1915-1917, China, 1917-1919, Hawaiian Islands, 1932-1935. Commanding San Antonio General Depot, 1947.

Membership

Mason.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington).

Connections

Married Evelyn M. Torrance, December 29, 1918. Children: Lillian May (wife of Major John Fielding Longley), Elizabeth Ann (Mistress.

father:
James Arthur Wallender

mother:
Elizabeth (Sargent) Wallender

spouse:
Evelyn M. Torrance

children:
Lillian May Wallender (wife of Major John Fielding Longley)

Elizabeth Ann (Mrs Wallender