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John Arthur Chilstrom
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1885
Sibley County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1964
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

He worked for his dad in the General Store in Winthrop, MN and then worked in retail stores in Zumbrota, MN and Red Wing, MN. he was in Winthrop from 1885 to 1917, Hartford, WI 1927-1933, Elmhurst, Il from 1933-1964. He was manger for J. C. Penny in Portage and Hartford and then was let go during the depression in 1932 or 1933. He got into the grocery business 1 July 1934. He and a partner, Gene Burke, opened Chilstrom & Burke grocery store at 494 Spring Road, Elmhurst, IL. They sold out 30 April 1947. He then worked for the Rothmeyer Coal Yard in Elmhurst and then for Meyers Real Estate where he handled the insurance.

Family links: 
  John Chilstrom (1850 - 1926)
  Christine Larson Chilstrom (1858 - 1942)
  Emma Christine Tanquist Chilstrom (1891 - 1990)
  Ruth Margaret Chilstrom (1917 - 2013)*
  Dorothy Chilstrom (1926 - 1930)*
  John Arthur Chilstrom (1885 - 1964)
  Edgar N. Chilstrom (1888 - 1893)*
  Alida Chilstrom Bergquist (1890 - 1975)*
  Oscar Valdemar Chilstrom (1893 - 1918)*
  Helen Crestina Chilstrom (1895 - 1918)*
  Conrad Leonard Chilstrom (1900 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: LOT 259 GRAVE 3
Created by: George Pratt
Record added: Aug 11, 2008
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John Arthur Chilstrom
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 Added: Aug. 11, 2008

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