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Joseph Travis Schilling

utilities executive

Joseph Travis Schilling, American utilities executive. Member Iowa Utilities Association (president 1955); member Better Business Bureau, Des Moines Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Schilling, Joseph Travis was born on October 21, 1893 in State Center, Iowa, United States. Son of Edward Henry and Flora Ellen (Travis) Schilling.

Education

Student Iowa State College, 1915.

Career

Successively sales department, commercial manager, secretary, senior vice president Iowa Power & Light Company (formerly Des Moines Electric Light Company), 1915-1943, director since 1946, executive vice president since 1949. Director Home Federal Savings & Loan Association, Homes, Inc.

Membership

Member Iowa Utilities Association (president 1955). Member Better Business Bureau, Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Wakonda, Des Moines (Des Moines).

Connections

Married Lela Bodkin, September 24, 1947.

father:
Edward Henry Schilling

mother:
Flora Ellen (Travis) Schilling

spouse:
Lela Bodkin