Frederick Charles Lowrey

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Frederick Charles Lowrey

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 Nov 1955 (aged 84)
Wauconda, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100809754 · View Source
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President of the Central Commercial Co., brokers and merchants. Educated Oak Park High School, Oak Park, Cook, IL and the Chicago Athenaeum. Also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Keystone Oil and Mfg. Co.; President Sterling Asphalt Co., Chanute, Kansas; and Leaf River Turpentine Co., Ellisville, Miss; Director Fort Smith (Arkansas) Asphalt Co.; Chairman of the Board of Mantle Lamp Co., Chicago, and Herruth Oil Co., Zion City, Illinois. Republican. Residence: 267 Franklin Ave., River Forest, Illinois. Office: 302 W. Randolph St., Chicago. Later owned partial interest in gold mine in Auburn, California and purchased the Lowrey Organ Co.

Obit from The Chicago Tribune: November 24, 1955 Frederick C. Lowrey, 84, Chicago industrialist and former resident of River Forest, passed on at his home in Wauconda, Ill., Tuesday, Nov. 22. He was founder of the Central Commericial Company of Chicago more than 60 years ago and chairman of this concern, which now produces the Lowrey Organ. He was a senior member of the Oak Park Country Club. Surviving are his widow, Caroline; a daughter, Mrs. Winifred L. Neil of River Forest, and a son, Forest R. of Kenilworth. Resting at Kisselburg funeral home, 235 N. Main Street, Wauconda, after 3 p.m. Thursday, where services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. Interment Forest Home at 3 p.m. For information, call Jackson 6-4691, Wauconda. Record number: 19551124dn038


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  • Added: 16 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100809754
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick Charles Lowrey (25 Aug 1871–22 Nov 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100809754, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by wonder (contributor 47143498) .