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Paul Washington Dillon

Paul Washington Dillon, American manufacturer executive. Served as captain United States Army, World War I.


  • Dillon, Paul Washington was born on June 3, 1883 in Sterling, Illinois, United States. Son of Washington Moorehead and Sarah Jane (Martin) Dillon.

  • Education

    • Student Shattuck Military Academy, Faribault, Minnesota, 1901-1903.


    • With Northwestern Steel & Wire Company (formerly Northwestern Barb Wire Company), director, 1909-1980, president, 1920-1938, 40-51, treasurer 1921-1948, Chairman of the Board, 1938-1979, chairman emeritus, 1979-1980. Director Northwestern Products Corporation, Sterling, Illinois.


    Denomination: Presbyn


    Served as captain United States Army, World War I. Clubs: Rock River Country (Sterling).


    • Married Crete Blackman, November 16, 1904 (deceased). Children: Crete Blackman (Mistress.
    • father: Washington Moorehead Dillon
    • mother: Sarah Jane (Martin) Dillon
    • spouse: Crete Blackman
    • child: Crete Blackman (Mrs Dillon
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    Died February 25, 1980
    (aged 96)