A. N. Stiles biography

A. N. STILES, a son of Milton and Catharine (Bryor) Stiles, was born in the State of Massachusetts in 1836. Shortly after his birth his parents removed to Medina County, Ohio, where his father engaged in the mercantile business. Here they resided for ten years, when they removed to Sanilac County, Michigan, afterwards moving to White House in 1870. During his residence in Michigan Mr. Stiles was engaged in lake fishery, at one time quiet an extensive industry in that region. He was also interested in the lumber trade. After he came to White House he carried on farming and became interested as contractor in the construction of railroads. In 1873 he opened a general store in the village of White House, which he has since conducted. He also owns and cultivates a farm one mile east of the village, upon which he resides. Mr. Stiles is a Democrat in politics and has held several offices of public trust. He has been Township Assessor four years, Town Clerk three years, and Treasurer one year.

Source: Clark Waggoner, ed., History of the City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio Illustrated (New York: Munsell & Company, Publishers, 1888), p. 21.