Dr. L. S. Wallace, a physician of Banquo, was born December 26, 1854, the third of six children born to Joseph and Clara (Loring) Wallace. Our subject’s father was reared in Pennsylvania, as a farmer boy, was married to Miss Clara Loring when about twenty two years of age. In after life Mr. Wallace has been in the real estate business. He is a medium sized man, dark complexioned, and is a many of great energy. He is a Republican, and belongs to the Methodist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace are both living, and are well respected people of Corning, Perry Co., Ohio. Our subject was born in Portland, Maine, and reared in the city. At the age of eleven years he removed to Ohio with his parents, and attended school until seventeen years of age. He began reading medicine at this time at Columbus, Ohio. At the age of twenty-one he began practicing medicine at Columbus. He remained there about 4 years, when he began traveling for his health about eighteen months. He afterward located at Banquo, in 1879, where he has remained since. Dr. Wallace has a large practice at his present location. He belongs to the Masonic Lodge. The doctor was married in 1883, to Miss Nellie Charles, of Marion (Grant County). Unto Mr. and Mrs. Wallace, one child was born to bless their home: Charles, March 20, 1884. Dr. Wallace and wife are well respected by the community.
History of Huntington County, Indiana. (Brant & Fuller: Chicago, IL) 1887. Biographical Sketches of Wayne Township, p. 883.