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Fred Nils Eklund

Fred Nils Eklund, Swedish advertising executive. Member International Order Good Templers, since 1922, secretary Central States Grand Lodge, 1933-1938, president, 1940-1941, 45-47, American national president, 1948-1951.; Member Chicago Swedish Christian Male Chorus, Swedish Christian Association Chicago.

Background

  • Eklund, Fred Nils was born on July 8, 1904 in Forshaga, Sweden. Son of Anders Fredrik and Charlotta (Gustavsson) Eklund.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Sweden.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1922, naturalized, 1943. Clerk, 1924-1928; toolmaker, 1940-1947. Draftsman Globe Company, Chicago, 1947-1949.

      Assistant advertising manager Swedish American Tribune, Chicago, 1949-1951, advertising manager, since 1951.

    Membership

    Member International Order Good Templers, since 1922, secretary Central States Grand Lodge, 1933-1938, president, 1940-1941, 45-47, American national president, 1948-1951. Member Chicago Swedish Christian Male Chorus, Swedish Christian Association Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Astrid Nyquist, February 15, 1930.
    • father: Anders Fredrik Eklund
    • mother: Charlotta (Gustavsson) Eklund
    • spouse: Astrid Nyquist
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    Born July 8, 1904
    Died January 27, 1957
    (aged 52)
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