Walter SCHOLES, of the firm of Scholes Brothers, is a native of Marshall county, Illinois, and was born August 18, 1851. His parents were George and Lala (WILMOT) SCHOLES. His father is a native of England, and his mother of New York state, and they are now living in Marshall county, Illinois. On leaving Illinois Walter came direct to Greenfield, locating here in December, 1878. He went back to Illinois in June, 1879, and there married Miss Rebecca LOWDEN, the Reverend William TRACY officiating at the ceremony. They have one child, whose name is Jay W. Mr. SCHOLES is a member of the Masonic order, and in politics is affiliated with the republican party.
William SCHOLES is a brother of Walter, and is the other member of the firm of Scholes Brothers. He came to Iowa at the same time, and his fortunes have been closely identified with those of his brother. He was married in January, 1882, in Greenfield to Miss Lilian A. GIBBS, Reverend J. F. MARTIN officiating at the ceremony which united them. They have one child —Walter Lyle. Mr. SCHOLES is also a member of the Masonic order, and in politics is strongly republican.
Extracted from History of Guthrie and Adair Counties, Iowa