“Rockford Gas, Light Firm Fathered Utility” – 1962 article

 October 12, 1923

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

 

 

Source:  Rockford Morning Star and Rockford Register-Republic “Century Plus 10” Special Edition, March 1962

Harlem Blvd., 1955

Homeowner 1933 – 1973, Donald C McClure and wife Agnes McClure.  Mrs. Agnes McClure continued residence in 1974 and 1975. Information gathered from Rockford City Directories.

Donald McClure was president of Central Illinois Electric and Gas Co., and died in his home of an apparent heart attack.  He came to Rockford in 1933.  He served on Boards of Directors at Illinois National Bank and Trust Co., Illinois Hospital and Health Service (Blue Shield and Blue Cross). Trustee of Rockford College and Rockford Memorial Hospital, Winnebago County Public Building Commission. Member Willow Creek Presbyterian Church,  University Club, Rockford Rotary Club, University Club of Chicago, Rockford Country Club, Rockford Elks Club, Mid-Day Club of Rockford.

Central Illinois Electric and Gas Co. became part of Commonwealth Edison Corp.

Photo of Mr. McClure and death notice/biography in Rockford Morning Star Jan. 22, 1973