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Charles Arthur Skog

business executive

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.


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.

August Skog

Caroline (Melby) Skog

Ada A. Jordan