Mills, Walter

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Walter Mills, real estate;

born in: Terre Haute, Indiana, on Tuesday, May 24, 1870;

son of: Isaac Taylor Mills and Mary Eliza Mills, nee: Mary Eliza Moore

education: grade schools, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1876-84; high school, 1884-7;

Rose Polytechnic Institute, 2-1/2 years, ending December, 1889;

married: Floy Amber Mills, nee: Floy Amber Gilmore of Caldwell, Kansas in Chicago, on Wednesday, April 15, 1903.

In real estate office of J.E. Mills & Company, Chicago 1892-1910;

January, 1900, as clerk;

in 1892, with S.B. Mills, formed present firm of S.B. Mills & Company, who have ever since dealt exclusively in factory, dock and warehouse property.

In March, 1900, assumed management of real estate of Calumet and Chicago Canal and Dock Company

in real estate office of J.E. Mills & Company, Chicago, 1890-2;

member: firm of S.B. Mills & Company, 1892-1910;

in real estate business alone since 1910.

Member: Chicago Real Estate Board (elected vice president, 1903), Chicago Association of Commerce, Indiana Society, Chicago.


Christian Church.

Mason; Knights Templar (K.T.), Shriner.

Club: Union League Club.

Recreation: farming, "to get into my shop and work with my tools."

Office: Teutonic Building (1905), 21 N. LaSalle Street, (1911); 30 N. LaSalle Street. (1917)

Residence: 1038 W. Touhy Avenue, (1905), Chase Avenue, (1911), 1231 W. Farwell Avenue, (1917), Rogers Park

Source: Book of Chicagoans, 1905, Book of Chicagoans, 1911, page 482; Book of Chicagoans, 1917