Walter Lewis Wilson was born in Aurora, Indiana, May 27, 1881. After high school Walter studied to be a doctor at the University Medical School of Kansas City. He married Marion Baker after graduation and set up practice in Webb City, Missouri. Walter became a Bible teacher and had many opportunities to share Bible truth to the public. His heart for souls was evident as he used the different interactions that he had with people to share the good news of the gospel. Many of his remarkable interactions are recorded in several books he has written. He passed away on May 24, 1969, and has since been greeted by the many souls he helped lead to Christ.