Calvin H. SholesCalvin H. Sholes, 89, resident of 4000 Valley Square - Wheatland Terrace, Grand Forks, ND passed away Sunday, December 16, 2012 at home.
Calvin was born December 13, 1923 the son of Hjalmer and Ella (Holman) Sholes in Crookston, MN. He graduated from Crookston High School and served in the US Army in the Pacific Theater during WWII. After his honorable discharge, he graduated from University of North Dakota with a degree in education. He taught and was principal in Gilby, ND. He later taught at Valley Jr. High School, Grand Forks for 29 years. Calvin was chosen as one of only 12 teachers nationwide to teach a historical class at Harvard. He was recognized as a noted historian of the American Revolutionary War and Civil War. Calvin was married to Lorraine Knutson in Crookston. Together they raised their children in Grand Forks where he taught them to live history. Lorraine preceded him in death on July 22, 1997.