WALLACE, Ben A.
Posted By: Chantel Schmitt (email)
Date: 5/6/2012 at 19:00:35
Ben A. Wallace (1870-1923)
Ben Wallace, born June 22, 1870, in Harrison County, Illinois, came to Rockford in the early 1880s with his parents and sister. He graduated from Rockford's school in 1890 and began working in the Rockford State Bank as a bookkeeper in 1891. He became cashier of the bank and in 1917 president, until his untimely death in 1923.
Vala, Michael F. The Story of Rockford, 337. M.F. Vala Publishing, Dubuque, IA. 1970.
History of Floyd County, 1917, 671.
Floyd Biographies maintained by LaVern Velau.
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