J. D. Salinger’s Gladwaller Family

The Gladwaller family, and specifically Babe Gladwaller, was featured alongside the Caulfields in Last Day of the Last Furlough and The Stranger and alone in A Boy in France.

Gladwaller Family Stories

  • Last Day of the Last Furlough (set in November 1943)
  • A Boy in France (set in late 1944)
  • The Stranger (set in 1945)

Gladwaller Family Tree

  • Prof. John F. Gladwaller
    • +Mrs. Gladwaller
      • John F. “Babe” Gladwaller, Jr., Technical Sergeant, ASN 32325200 (1919–)
      • Matilda “Mattie” Gladwaller (1933–)