Seth G. Atwood

Seth G. Atwood

Son of Seth B. Atwood

Took over Atwood Vacuum Machine in 1953

Diversified company’s operations into banking and land development

Purchased former Henrici’s Hotel; renamed it the Clock Tower Resort

Established the Time Museum

Sold museum in 1999 to Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry

The rest was auctioned by Sotheby’s

 

Source:  “Rockford Big Town / Little City”  977.331  C973r, Rockford Public Library