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John Wallace Leykom

John Wallace Leykom, American publishing executive. Named Tree Farmer of Year Wisconsin Department National Resources, 1986. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1947, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member Better Business Bureau, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Midway Civic Club, Masons.

Background

  • Leykom, John Wallace was born on February 7, 1920 in Anoka, Minnesota, United States. Son of John Wallace and Bessie A. (Kavanaugh) Leykom.

  • Education

    • Student, University Wisconsin, 1942. Student, University Minnesota, 1942. Student, Columbia University, 1943.

    Career

    • Director customer sales and service Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, 1946-1966. Chief executive officer Outlook Publications Inc., Minneapolis, from 1966. Consultant Specialty Advertising, Minneapolis, 1966-1969.

      Special instructor St. Paul School System, 1958-1966.

    Works

    • Public The Lutheran Journal, 1984, Commendation award.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Lieutenant United States Navy, 1943-1947, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member Better Business Bureau, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Midway Civic Club, Masons.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tree farming.

    Connections

    • Married Ann LeFeber, June 23, 1943. Children: Barbara Roecker, Mary, Christopher.
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    Born February 7, 1920
    Died March 19, 2003
    (aged 83)
    • 1942
      University Wisconsin
    • 1942
      University Minnesota
    • 1943
      Columbia University
    • 1946 - 1966
      Director, customer sales and service Brown & Bigelow

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