His name was David Strorm
There is no intention.
He has a crippled leg. Not through mutation, obviously, or he wouldn't be allowed in the community.
The Chrysalids was created in 1955.
The community of Waknuk is never destroyed. Many of the people from Waknuk are destroyed when they pursue the telepaths into the Fringes, but the community of Waknuk remains.
John Wyndman wrote the Chrysalids novel.
he is a family friend of the Strorms in the book chrysalids
The ISBN of The Chrysalids is 0-14-001308-3.
"The Chrysalids" by John Wyndham was first published in 1955 .