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Fred Nils Eklund

advertising executive.

Fred Nils Eklund, Swedish advertising executive. Member International Order Good Templers, since 1922, secretary Central States Grand Lodge, 1933-1938, president, 1940-1941, 45-47, American national president, 1948-1951.; Member Chicago Swedish Christian Male Chorus, Swedish Christian Association Chicago.

Background

Eklund, Fred Nils was born on July 8, 1904 in Forshaga, Sweden. Son of Anders Fredrik and Charlotta (Gustavsson) Eklund.

Education

Educational public schools, Sweden.

Career

Came to the United States, 1922, naturalized, 1943. Clerk, 1924-1928; toolmaker, 1940-1947. Draftsman Globe Company, Chicago, 1947-1949.

Assistant advertising manager Swedish American Tribune, Chicago, 1949-1951, advertising manager, since 1951.

Membership

Member International Order Good Templers, since 1922, secretary Central States Grand Lodge, 1933-1938, president, 1940-1941, 45-47, American national president, 1948-1951. Member Chicago Swedish Christian Male Chorus, Swedish Christian Association Chicago.

Connections

Married Astrid Nyquist, February 15, 1930.

father:
Anders Fredrik Eklund

mother:
Charlotta (Gustavsson) Eklund

spouse:
Astrid Nyquist