Westman, Edward C.

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Edward C. Westman, designer, engraver and electrotyper;

born in: Princeton, Illinois, on October 11, 1861;

son of: of John Westman and Eva Westman;

education: public schools of Princeton, Illinois;

married: Elizabeth Westman, nee: Elizabeth Linerson, of Chicago, on February 28, 1884;

children: Arline Westman (Mrs. Edward L. Kunze), Ethel Westman.

Began, 1880, with Blomgren Brothers & Company (established, 1875) and vice president of same, 1889-1906, president since 1906.

Gas inspector under Chicago Mayor George Bell Swift, 1895-7.

President: [Shttp://www.swedishamericanhist.org/? wedish Historical Society of America], 1917;

member: Illinois Manufacturers' Association.


Member King Oscar Lodge, A.F. and A.M.; Oriental Consistory; Medinah Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S.

Clubs : Union League Club, Hamilton Club, Advertising Club.

Office: 512 Sherman Street

Home: 1547 W. Chase Avenue

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917.