A biography/family history of Lester Polglase is included in "Montana, Its Story & Biography", Vol 2, page 476.
Lester R. Polglase as born, 10 Mar 1894, to Emanuel Polglase, who was born 1843, Cornwall, England. In 1868, Emanuel went to the minng district of Ruby Hill, NV. He was also connected with mines in Grass Valley, California. At Ruby Hill, he married Annie Bauer, born in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1862. In 1884 they settled in Butte, MT. Emanuel died, March 1915,in Butte, MT.
Lester was educated in Butte & graduated from Butte Business College in 1911. On 14 Jul 1916, Butte, Lester married Miss Catherine Madigan, a native of California.