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Eskil Iver Bjork

utilities executive

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