Elmer B. Perdue

(1919 - 1989)

Ephless El was an early fan who was host of the Caspercons during the war, and a member of the Washington Worry-Warts. He was active in FAPA, and a member of the Washington Vigilante Three during the Philadelphia Blitzkrieg, (though, ironically, he was was the inactive OE who was pushed out of office in the late 40s by the Insurgents), publisher of FAPAzine, member of the Order of Dagon and the Brain Trust. He was a defender of Yngvi.

His fanzines included Blitzkrieg, Elmurmurings and Requiem (with his wife, Betty Perdue).

He was a charter member of the National Fantasy Fan Federation (N3F) in 1941, and was the subject of a Founding Member article by Jon D. Swartz in the February, 2017 issue (Volume 76, Number 2) of The National Fantasy Fan.

He was GoH at Quakecon in 1978.

See his article: Myrtle Rebecca Douglas -- An Appreciation

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