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Elmer Kenneth Todd, American investor. Member Rockford College Board Counselors; Mason (32 degree). Elk.

Background

Todd, Elmer Kenneth was born on June 10, 1894 in Elwood, Indiana, United States. Son of Elmer LeRoy and May Rachel (Smith) Todd.

Education

Student in public schools, Elwood.

Career

1 son, William Kenneth. Married second, Mary B. Lewis Thompson, November 15, 1923. Newspaper reporter Anderson (Indiana) Herald 1912.

With South Bend (Indiana) Tribune, 1913-1915, South Bend News-Times, 1915-1917. City editor Richmond (Virginia) Times-Dispatch, 1918-1919. Sports writer Boston Traveler, 1920-1921.

Circulation manager Rockford Republic, 1922-1930. Management staff Rockford Consolidated Newspapers, Inc. 1930-1933; general manager, 1933-1952.

President Rockford Newspapers, Inc. (public Rockford Morning Star, Rockford Register-Republic), 1952-1962, Chairman of the Board, 1962-1969. President Rockford Broadcasters, Inc., 1952-1963.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

The family has its own complex identity as a small community of covenant love and trust.

Membership

Member Rockford College Board Counselors. Mason (32 degree). Elk. Clubs: Rockford Country, Forest Hills Country, Rockford University, Mid-day.

Connections

Married Dorothy Hoagland Pepple, June 12, 1915.; married second, Mary B. Lewis Thompson, November 15, 1923.

father:
Elmer LeRoy Todd

mother:
May Rachel (Smith) Todd

spouse:
Mary B. Lewis Thompson

spouse:
Dorothy Hoagland Pepple