Essley, Elisha L.

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Elisha L. Essley, machinery and tools;

born at: New Boston, Illinois, on Sunday, October 21, 1866;

son of: Elisha L. Essley2 and Avarilla M. Essley, nee: Avarilla M. Noble

education: public schools, New Boston, Illinois;

married: Mary J. Essley, nee: Mary J. Clark, of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, September 24, 1895;

son, Elisha P. Essley (by previous marriage). Not known whether of Elisha or Mary

Lived on farm until 1886;

machinery salesman, St. Louis, Missouri, 1886-9;

removed to Chicago and became connected with Lodge, Davis & Company, Machinery, 1889-91;

with Manning, Maxwell & Moore, Machinery, 1891-1900,

McDowell-Stocker Company, Machinery 1900-8;

established 1908, The E.L. Essley Machinery Company, machine tools, of which is president

Member: Chicago Association of Commerce.


Member: Royal Arcanum.

Clubs: Belmont Club, Westmoreland Country Club.

Recreations: bowling, golf, hunting.

Office: 651-557 Washington Boulevard.

Home: 1242 W. Pratt Boulevard, 1917, 1919.

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1917; Rogers Park Directory, 1919, page 25.