Arthur Christian Ellickson

Arthur Christian Ellickson

Death 22 May 1960 (aged 80)
Burial Arlington, Columbia County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 81882789 · View Source
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Obituary from The Capital Times, Madison, Wisconsin May 23, 1960.
Arlington-Arthur Ellickson,80, Arlington, a well-known Arlington area farmer, tobacco buyer and banker, died Sunday at a Madison hosital after a brief illness.
He was born in Janesville in 1897 and while a student at the University of Wisconsin in 1903 was selected to supervise a pioneer tobacco growing project sponsored by the British Syndicate in North-eastern Rhodesia from 1903 to 1905.
He married the former Charlotte Johnson on his return to the United States and began farming in the Arlinton area. Through the years he was also a tobacco buyer specializing in cigar leaf tobacco and bought for the
A. Cohn Co., Eisenlohr Cigar Co., American Cigar Co. and the King Edward Cigar Co.
In 1909 he organized the Arlington State Bank and was vice president of the bank from 1909 to 1925 and president from 1925 to 1933. In 1915 he and M. H. Teige organized the Wisconsin Petroleum Co.
He was secretary of the Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Arlington for 45 years until the time of his death and was a trustee of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Arlington.
Funeral services will be held a 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
Friends may call at the Hamre funeral home, Lodi, until 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the Ellickson home until 11 a.m. Wednesday and at the church from noon until time of the services Wednesday.
Surviving in Madison is a sister, Mrs Oscar Lien, 462 Jean St.
Also surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs Joseph Tomlinson, Fargo, N.D.; and two sons, Curtis, St. Johns, Mich.; and Lawrence, Wyocena; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild, and a nephew Alfred Ellickson, 2210 Sommers Ave., Madison.


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