Daniel Frank Wallingsford

-- Adam Bernstein The Washington Post 2007

Daniel Frank Wallingsford, 70, who owned and operated Data-Wares Inc., a
Waldorf-based data processing company, died July 12, 2007 at his home in Port

A spokeswoman for the Maryland medical examiner's office said tests were pending
to determine the cause of death

Mr. Wallingsford started Data-Wares in 1978, and his clients included the National
Geographic Society, Xerox, Pepco and various federal agencies. He retired in 2003.

He was born in Washington, attended  
Eastern High School (1954) and later
received a general equivalency diploma. He graduated in 1963 from the University of

He served in the Marine Corps from 1953 to 1959 and spent the 1960s developing
automated computer systems for the Defense Department's Military Traffic
Management and Terminal Service.

In the early 1970s, he was president of a data-processing subsidiary of Maryland
National Bank.

His marriage to Evelyn Gray "Mickey" Wallingsford ended in divorce.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Christine Cheslosky Wallingsford of Port
Tobacco; three children from the first marriage, Daniel F. Wallingsford Jr. and Denise
Bier, both of Fairfax County, and Michelle Hart of Springfield; a brother, Robert
Wallingsford of Welcome; and eight grandchildren.