Clarence L. Freese – U.S. Navy, WWII

Clarence L. Freese, born in Freeport, Illinois, enlisted in US Navy in WWII. Served on USS Enterprise.

Foreman at Elco. 30 years employment at Elco

Died 9/19/2011

Olson Funeral and Cremation Services LTD., Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star 9/25/2011


Elco Tool and Screw Co. – 1962

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

“39 JA Companies Are Organized” – 1968

Source: Rockford Morning Star Oct. 15, 1968

Elco – “It’s Always Showtime for Firms – 1968

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic Monday, Nov. 4, 1968

Elco Tool and Screw Corp. – 1968, Donald Westby and Harold Anderson