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Joseph Travis Schilling

Joseph Travis Schilling, American utilities executive. Member Iowa Utilities Association (president 1955); member Better Business Bureau, Des Moines Chamber of Commerce.


  • Schilling, Joseph Travis was born on October 21, 1893 in State Center, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward Henry and Flora Ellen (Travis) Schilling.

  • Education

    • Student Iowa State College, 1915.


    • Successively sales department, commercial manager, secretary, senior vice president Iowa Power & Light Company (formerly Des Moines Electric Light Company), 1915-1943, director since 1946, executive vice president since 1949. Director Home Federal Savings & Loan Association, Homes, Inc.


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Member Iowa Utilities Association (president 1955). Member Better Business Bureau, Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Wakonda, Des Moines (Des Moines).


    • Married Lela Bodkin, September 24, 1947.
    • father: Edward Henry Schilling
    • mother: Flora Ellen (Travis) Schilling
    • spouse: Lela Bodkin
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    Born October 21, 1893
    Died October, 1957
    (aged 63)