Ralph Wiles. September 14, 1960

Born: 1906

Died: June 1997

Married: Lydia E.

Children: Ralph Wiles, Jr.

Ralph T. Wiles served as the Saranac Lake Village Clerk from 1960 to 1974.

He is buried in St. John's in the Wilderness Cemetery in Paul Smiths.

September 14, 1960

Ralph Wiles Chosen As S. L. Village Clerk

Succeeds Harold Cardy; High S.U Delinquency Rate Denied

Ralph Wiles was last night named clerk of the Saranac Lake Village Board to succeed Harold Cardy who has resigned as of October 1 and is moving to Rochester.

Wiles was one of six candidates who were on hand to be interviewed for the position which pays $4,420 as a starting salary, Mr. Cardy, after three years as clerk and several years as purchasing agent for the village, is now making $5,450.

As the interviewing began as the final matter before the regular meeting of the Board, the press and radio representatives were "invited out". Although the final vote was unanimous, it was understood that there was stiff competition among the candidates.