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Charles Arthur Skog

Charles Arthur Skog, business executive. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner).


  • Skog, Charles Arthur was born on September 5, 1887 in Badger Mills, Wisconsin, United States. Son of August and Caroline (Melby) Skog.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • Telegraph operator M., St.P. and S.S.M. R.R., 1906-1912. Clerk Canadian Northern Railway (now C.N. Rys.), 1912-1916, general agent, Minneapolis, 1916-1917, division freight and passenger agent, Duluth, Minnesota, 1917-1927. Assistant general freight agent Grand Trunk Railway, Chicago, 1927-1929.

      General freight agent Grand Trunk Western R.R., Detroit, 1930-1943. Freight traffic manager Chicago, 1943-1944, general manager Detroit, 1944, vice president, general manager. President, director Grand Trunk Milwaukee Car Ferry Company, Industrial Land Company, Cosol.

      Land Corporation, Detroit & Toledo Shore Line Railroad Company, Detroit Terminal Railroad Company. General manager, director Muskegon Railway & Navigation Company. Director Belt Railway Chicago, Chicago & Western Indiana Railroad Company, Toledo Terminal Railroad Company, St. Clair Tunnel Company, Detroit Board Commerce.


    Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Union League, Traffic (Chicago).


    • Married Ada A. Jordan, July 3, 1911.
    • father: August Skog
    • mother: Caroline (Melby) Skog
    • spouse: Ada A. Jordan
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    Born September 5, 1887
    Died February, 1965
    (aged 77)