Transcribed from "History of North Washington, an illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties", published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     J. WALLENDER, physician and surgeon, at Wenatchee, Chelan county, is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the date of his birth being February 4, 1867.  His parents Joseph and Katherine Wallender, are natives of Germany, the father being a banker, lumberman and prominent capitalist of Iowa, where he at present resides, at the age of eighty-four years.  The mother, who is with her husband, is seventy-nine years old.
     At thirteen years of age, our subject, who had been living at Kewaunee, Wisconsin, returned to Milwaukee, and at seventeen went to Chicago, where he graduated from the School of Pharmacy, in that city,  He then engaged in the drug business in Iowa, in company with his brother-in-law, being located at West Liberty.  Subsequently he was in business alone, at Calmar, same state, six years.  In 1893 he was matriculated in Rush Medical College, Chicago, remaining one year, after which he was for three years in the Wisconsin College of Physicians and Surgeons, Milwaukee, from which he was graduated with honors in 1897.  Following four and a half years' practice in Milwaukee, he came to Wenatchee, Washington, in 1901.
     While attending college and afterward, our subject was associated with Doctor J. F. Scollard, of Milwaukee, an eminent authority on obstetrics, through which association he gained a practical knowledge of this branch of pathology.  Subsequently he was physician in charge of St. Mary's Sanitarium, a maternity hospital, remaining there four years.
     Dr. Wallender has charge of a large practice at this time and has demonstrated that he is a physician of great skill and erudition, having won the confidence and good will of all who have the pleasure of his acquaintance.  He is a man of energy and keeps fully abreast of the times in medical research, being also an original investigator.
     Fraternally, he is a member of the A. F. & A. M., the R. A. M., the K. P., the A. 0. U. W., and the M. W. A.