Born in Vermont April 30, 1869, Karl C. Wells was educated at common and high schools in Burlington. On the opening of the Union Bank, at Redlands, May, 1887, Mr. Wells entered its service as a clerk, was afterward promoted to the position of assistant cashier, and then to that of cashier, the position which he now holds. Mr. Wells is an active member of Y.M.C.A., and is one of its directors and its treasurer. He is a successful amateur photographer and is president of the Redlands Camera Club.
(Source: Illustrated Redlands, 1897, p. 37)