Perry A. Schull was born in Cedarville, Ohio, March
16, 1867, and spent his boyhood in that town. His early
education was secured in the public and high schools, and he also had
the advantage of a classical course in Antioch College.
At the age of eighteen he commenced to work
for a living, and his first employment was in a clothing store in
In 1886 the firm of Wolf & Schull was
organized, and a tailoring business carried on. In 1898 Mr. Wolf
sold out to Arthur Jelly, and the
present firm of Schull & Jelly was organized. The business
has since been incorporated with a capital stock of $35,000, all paid
In addition to their mercantile business, Mr.
Schull and Mr. Jelly are also largely interested in local realty and
building, and have prospered amazingly, besides doing much to aid in
Kansas City's growth.
Mr. Schull belongs to the Commercial Club,
and is an Elk, a Mason, and an Odd Fellow. He is a married