Wally Weber

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(June 26, 1929 – )

From Cry of the Nameless 111 (January 1958).

Wallace “Wally” Wesley Weber entered fandom in 1947 and was a BNF in the 1950s–1960s. He chaired Seacon, the 1961 Worldcon in Seattle. He was the 1963 TAFF Race winner.

Part of the Cry Crowd, he was co-editor of Cry of the Nameless when it won the 1960 Best Fanzine Hugo. (It was also nominated in 1959 and 1962.) He was a charter member of the Nameless Ones and held various offices, including president. He was an officer of The Seattle Science Fiction Club, Inc. and worked on Westercon 12 in 1959. He was a member of SAPS and N3F.

Wally lived in Seattle till mid-1964, when he was moved by his employer to Huntsville, AL, where he was a member of ALA-APA. He later moved back to Washington State. He married Patricia Priest in 1970, and they had two daughters, Timatha (b. 1975) and Siobhan.

The Webers were still contributing to SAPS as of 2021.

His photos appear on pages 136 and 206 of Harry Warner's A Wealth of Fable (1992). Burnett Toskey published W. W. W., an anthology of Weber's fan writing in SAPS in September 1975.

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