Lindsten, Frank J.
Frank J. Lindsten, retired manufacturer;
born in: Jönköping, Sweden, on June 7, 1846;
came to U.S., arriving in Chicago August 9, 1868;
In 1869 went into business as a manufacturer of clothing from cloth supplied by the wholesalers;
the business grew and brought him a comfortable fortune, and
in 1878 he turned business over to his 2 sons.
Elected supervisor of the City of Lake View, 1896,
and member of the Board of County Commissioners of Cook County, 1898.
Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905.