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Paul Washington Dillon

manufacturer executive.

Paul Washington Dillon, American manufacturer executive. Served as captain United States Army, World War I.

Background

Dillon, Paul Washington was born on June 3, 1883 in Sterling, Illinois, United States. Son of Washington Moorehead and Sarah Jane (Martin) Dillon.

Education

Student Shattuck Military Academy, Faribault, Minnesota, 1901-1903.

Career

With Northwestern Steel & Wire Company (formerly Northwestern Barb Wire Company), director, 1909-1980, president, 1920-1938, 40-51, treasurer 1921-1948, Chairman of the Board, 1938-1979, chairman emeritus, 1979-1980. Director Northwestern Products Corporation, Sterling, Illinois.

Membership

Served as captain United States Army, World War I. Clubs: Rock River Country (Sterling).

Connections

Married Crete Blackman, November 16, 1904 (deceased). Children: Crete Blackman (Mistress.

father:
Washington Moorehead Dillon

mother:
Sarah Jane (Martin) Dillon

spouse:
Crete Blackman

child:
Crete Blackman (Mrs Dillon