Lewis & Anna Wallace
Lewis H. Wallace, known to his friends as “Steamboat,” provided for the establishment of this scholarship prior to his retirement as a counselor at Lafayette High School. He was at Lafayette 11 years, prior to which time he was in the insurance business in St. Joseph for 25 year. From 1942-48, he was in the legislature of the Missouri State Assembly, serving on the appropriations committee during the last two years. While in the legislature, he co-authored the state’s first teacher retirement bill, which was later adapted into the present system. Mr. Wallace is a member of the 1932 graduating class of Northwest Missouri State University.
Scholarships associated with Lewis & Anna Wallace