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Elmore Yocum Sarles

Elmore Yocum Sarles, American governor. Mason, Elk.


  • Sarles, Elmore Yocum was born on January 15, 1859 in Wonewoc, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Review Jesse D. and Margaret (Thompson) Sarles.

  • Education

    • Public schools and 1 year at Galesville (Wisconsin) U.


    • Engaged in banks and business, Wisconsin, 1873-1880. Moved to North Dakota, 1881, and located at Hillsboro. Organized Traill Company Bank, 1881, which became First National Bank of Hillsboro, 1885, of which is vice president.

      General manager Sarles Real Estate Agency, Hillsboro. Vice president First National Bank of Northwood, North Dakota Was mayor of Hillsboro 2 years. Member board of trustees Mayville (North Dakota) Normal School, 6 years.

      Member Hillsboro High School Board 15 years. Governor of North Dakota, 1905-1907.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Mason, Elk.


    • Married Anna York, January 10, 1886. Children: Earle Redmon, Mistress.
    • father: Review Jesse D. Sarles
    • mother: Margaret (Thompson) Sarles
    • spouse: Anna York
    • children: Earle Redmon Sarles
    • Mrs Sarles
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    Born January 15, 1859
    Died February 14, 1929
    (aged 70)