Lindsey, Malcolm F. was born on July 22, 1891 in Waco, Texas, United States. Son of Henry Clay and Mary Eliza (Edmond) Lindsey.
Student of University of Texas, 1916, Columbia University, 1924. Graduate Infantry School, 1922, Command and General staff schedul, 1932, Army War College. 1935, Chemical Warfare School, 1935, Air Corps Tactical School, 1936.
Commissioned Second lieutenant Infantry, April 1917, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, November 1943. Assigned General Staff Corps, 1937-1940. Command garrison at Kodiak, Alaska, 1941.
Deputy chief of staff, 4th Army and Western Defense, April-October 1942. Commanded regiment in 83d Division, India, November 1942. G-3, of Y Force, Chinese Armies, under Lieutenant General Stilwell, November 1942.
Commander Z Force, second 30 Divisions Chinese Army to December 1944. Commander Indiantown Gap Training and Personnel Center. Home: Washington, District of Columbia.
Married Sally Guthrie Bond, May 25, 1926. Children: Marie Evans, Sally Guthrie (twins).