Louis Quarles was a Wisconsin native born in Kenosha. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1905. He returned to Milwaukee and entered private practice with his father's firm, Quarles and Spence. He was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1908. From 1918 to 1922 he was a member of the Wisconsin State Board of Law Examiners. The Marquette University School of Medicine asked him to be a member of the Board of Directors in 1923. He served the School until 1972, as president from 1967-72. He had a long association with Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company (NWM) as a trustee starting in 1929, a member of the executive and finance committee from 1933 to 1961 and served as president for a time in 1949. He served on the Fox Point Village Board, serving as their president from 1931-36. Mr. Quarles served in the board of his Fox Point community from 1926-36, acting as president from 1931-36. Many Milwaukee Clubs enjoyed his membership including both the University and Milwaukee clubs. He was an active member of the Milwaukee Yacht Club where he sailed a forty six foot auxiliary ketch named Quaiviver. Mr. Quarles belonged to Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon, Masonic Order and was a member of the Jesuit National Honor Society. His wife, Inez French died in 1968. They had one daughter and one son. Mr. Quarles died in 1972 at age 89. Sources: "Engbring, Norman H. An Anchor for the Future: a history of the Medical College of Wisconsin, 1893-1990. Medical College of Wisconsin, 1991. p. 231" ; "Obituary: Louis Quarles Rites Thursday, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. February 9, 1972, pt. 1, p. 6."