Rockford National Furniture Company

2400 Kishwaukee Street

Founded 1907

Founder:  August P. Peterson

Employees 75 people

1953 conversion to manufacturer institutional furniture

1955 serves Mayo Clinic, University of Illinois, Indiana University, Howard Johnson Motels

Source:  Rockfordiana  “Industries – R”   (south wall)

 

 

 

Rockford National Furniture Company – 1960

Founded:  1907

Founder:  August P. Peterson

2400 Kishwaukee Street

Employs:  75 people

1953 converted to the manufacture of institutional furniture

1955 serves Mayo Clinic, University of Illinois, Indiana University, Howard Johnson Motels

Source: Rockfordiana “IndustriesR”

 

2400 Kishwaukee/Peoples Avenue

President:  Clarence L. Burns

Vice President:  Leroy E. Liljedahl

Source:  1960 City Directory