William B Schooler
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/26/2010 at 12:36:43
William B Schooler has since April 1913, conducted a furniture and undertaking establishment I Ogden, in partnership with A G Howe, and in this connection has won an enviable reputation and a well merited measure of success. His birth occurred in Dallas county, Iowa in November 1879, his parents being Wesley Taylor and Alice (Stevens) Schooler, the former a native of Missouri and the latter of Indiana. Wesley T Schooler came to Boone county, Iowa in 1859 and here carried on general agricultural pursuits until 1880. In that year he took up his abode in Madrid and embarked in the hotel business, while subsequently he became engaged in the implement business, conducting an enterprise of that character for about twelve years. He was also a blacksmith by trade. At the time of his retirement he removed to Marshall county, Iowa, but at the end of four years returned to Madrid, where he made his home until 1909. For the past five years he hand his wife have lived in Oregon.
William B Schooler obtained his education at Madrid and after putting aside his text books secured a clerkship in a furniture store. He likewise familiarized himself with the undertaking business and was identified therewith as an employee for a period of nine years. In April 1913, he came to Ogden, Boone county, and embarked in the furniture and undertaking business in partnership with A G Howe, who has remained his associate to the preset time. Their stock is extensive and their patronage liberal, for they are widely recognized as merchants and business men of ability and integrity who are well worthy of support.
On June 15, 1907, Mr Schooler was untied in marriage to Miss Anna Caylor, a daughter of Daniel and Ellen (Rowley) Caylor, who were born in Ohio and Wisconsin respectively. Mr Schooler gives his political allegiance to the republican party, while his religious faith is that of the Baptist church. Fraternally he is identified with the Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellow, the Yeomen and the Maccabees. His salient characteristics are such as have gained for him a friendly regarded and good will of all with whom he has been associated through either business or social relations, and he is well entitled to a foremost place among the representative and respected residents of Ogden and Boone county.
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