“Two Knitting Companies Turning Out Woolen Sox For Army’s Use” 1945

Two Knitting Companies

Source:  Rockford Morning star Feb. 18, 1945

Knitting Industry Timeline

Knitting Industry Timeline

Knitting District Timeline 2

knitting Timeline

Knitting Industry Timeline 4

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Tuve J. Floden

Tuve J. Floden

Died June 16, 1970 of an apparent heart attack in Rockford Memorial Hospital at age 76

Residence: 2529 Barrington Place

Born November 16, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Floden

Lived 66 years in Rockford

Graduate of Rockford Central High School

Graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1915

Married the former Lea Gordon in Rockford, April 6, 1921

He was President and Chairman of the Board of Nelson Knitting Company for 20 years

Commander of Craig Post of the American Legion since 1921

Member of the first Draft Board in Winnebago County

Commander of Rockford Citizens Defense Corps, War Man-Power Committee

Chairman of the Fire and Police Board

Funeral will be at Gordon Chapel, Second Congregational Church

Arrangements by Long-Klontz Funeral Home

Survived by his wife, Lea Floden; two sons, Robert Floden of Rockford and John Floden of Appleton, Wisconsin; one daughter, Mrs. Jill DeYoung of Ohio.

Three sisters survive, two of Rockford: Mrs. Florence Sanders and Ethel Floden


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 06/17/1970