Excel Manufacturing Co. – February 1926


Source:  The Rockford Furniture Herald February 1926

Excel Manufacturing Co.,  August P Floberg, president; Al Carlson, vice-president and supt; John A Carlstrom, sec-treas; furniture manufacturers, 1107 Seminary St.  Source: McCoy’s Rockford City Directory for 1926

Star Furniture Co. – 1891

Star Furniture Co. Located at the corner of Eighteenth Avenue and Fourteenth St; manufacturers of combination book and library cases, hall trees. Capital stock, $100,000. Its present officers are: F. G. Hogland, President; Anthony Stenholm, Vice-President; August P. Floberg, Treasurer; P. G. Lundquist, Secretary; G. L. Wenerstrom, Superintendent. They employ 140 hands, with an annual pay roll of $60.000; annual product, $125,000; factory is built of brick 80 x 160 feet, four stories high, and it is their intention to build this summer a warehouse 80 x 160 feet, four stories high.

Source:  “Industrial and Picturesque Rockford,: by Eugene Browne and F. Ford Rowe, page 33, published 1891.

Manufacturers of hall racks, combination, cylinder and library cases,  side boards, etc.     Source: 1892 Philippi’s Rockford City Directory



Arthur R. Floberg

Arthur R. Floberg

President of Rockford Park District Board since 1927

Former President of Manufacturers National Bank

Member of Rockford Country Club for 15 years

For ten years he was the director of the campaign for Louis L. Ammerson for Governor of Illinois

Former member of the Winnebago County Board of Surveyors

Member of Trinity Lutheran Church

Son of Swedish settlers

Born in Rockford May 23, 1884

Father: Arthur F. Floberg

Grandfather: August P. Floberg

Survived by his wife, Mrs. Mildred Floberg, whom he married in 1907

Survived by two sisters: Frances and Mamie, and a brother, Fred A. Floberg, all of Rockford

Death of Arthur R. Floberg, 1931
Death of Arthur R. Floberg, 1931


Source: Rockford Register Republic, 08/28/1931