A biography of Henry Gilles is included in "Progressive Men of the State of Montana". Parents: Henry and Katie Gilles, born in Luxemburg, imm. to Wisconsin. In 1878, Henry married Miss Mary Shommer, born in Iowa, daughter of Nicholas and Katie Shommer, natives of Germany. Mary died in 1888, La Crosse, WI. In 1891, Henry married Miss Mary Loomis, daughter of Anton and Maggie Loomis, born in Germany and immigrated to La Crosse, WI. Gilles children: Maggie and Mary.