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John Wallace Leykom

publishing executive

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.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tree farming.

Connections

Married Ann LeFeber, June 23, 1943. Children: Barbara Roecker, Mary, Christopher.