Transcribed from "History of North Washington, an illustrated history of Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan and Chelan counties", published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.

     ELLSWORTH D. SCHEBLE, postmaster of Wenatchee, Chelan county, and an influential, progressive citizen, is a native of Richland county, Wisconsin, born November 29, 1860.  His father, Albert C. Scheble, a native of Switzerland, came to the United States in 1832.  His mother, Rebecca (Knapp) Scheble, was born in New York.
     Our subject lived in Wisconsin and attended school there until he was twenty-two years of age, graduating at the high school of Spring Green.  Following this period, he engaged in railroad work, and was with the Northern Pacific people at Tacoma, Olympia and Gray's Harbor, in the clerical department and as camp foreman.  Three years later he came to Wenatchee, Washington, in the spring of 1892, and here for seven years he worked for his brother, Frank, in the hardware business.  In 1902 he was appointed postmaster, succeeding his brother, who had served in that position over three years.  Mention of the subject's brothers and sisters is given elsewhere in the sketch of Frank Scheble.
     Mr. Scheble, our subject, owns considerable property in Wenatchee, and an interest in the W. T. Rarey Company.  He is a member of Wenatchee Lodge, No. 157, I. 0. 0. F., and the Rebekahs.  He is a Republican, actively interested in the success of his party, and for two years was chairman of the Republican county central committee.