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Eskil Iver Bjork

Eskil Iver Bjork, American utilities executive. Served with 149th Field Artillery, Rainbow Division, Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919.; Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce, American Gas Association (director), National Petroleum Council.

Background

  • Bjork, Eskil Iver was born on February 19, 1896 in Florence County, Wisconsin, United States. Son of August Frederick and Mathilda (Ericson) Bjork.

  • Education

    • Student (evenings) Northwestern University, Harvard Graduate School Business, summer 1927.

    Career

    • ; 1 son, Leslie V. Married second, Willie Marcum Lyttle, June 18, 1955. With Peoples Gas Light & Coke Company, Chicago, 1920-1963, chairman, 1957-1961, director, member Executive Committee, 1961-1963.

      Director Chicago District Pipeline Company, Kimswick Development Company, Natural Gas Storage Company Illinois, Texoma Production Company, Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, Peoples Production Company Honorary trustee Institute Gas Technology. Trustee Glenwood School for Boys. Director Travelers Aid Society Chicago Hospital Planning Council Metropolitan Chicago.

    Membership

    Served with 149th Field Artillery, Rainbow Division, Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917-1919. Member Illinois Chamber of Commerce, American Gas Association (director), National Petroleum Council. Clubs: Commercial, Chicago, North Shore Country (Chicago.

    Connections

    • Married Luella Holgard, September 18, 1920 (deceased.; married second, Willie Marcum Lyttle, June 18, 1955.
    • father: August Frederick Bjork
    • mother: Mathilda (Ericson) Bjork
    • spouses: Luella Holgard
    • Willie Marcum Lyttle
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    Born February 19, 1896
    Died January 21, 1975
    (aged 78)
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