Pitkin, J.J.

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J.J. Pitkin Soundex Code P325

J.J. Pitkin was born in Hartford, Connecticut and worked as a carpenter.

On Monday, April 29, 1878, the first election for village officers was held, resulting in the choice of the following Trustee: J.J. Pitkin

He was the Collector for the Rogers Park Village Board, 1891.

J.J. Pitkin was street commissioner 1884.

J.J. Pitkin was president of the Village of Rogers Park, 1880, 1881.

History of Cook County, Illinois; The Earliest Period to the Present Time; Complete in One Volume. 1884

J.J. Pitkin, farmer. P.O. Rogers Park, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, August 15, 1829. He learned the trade of tool-making in Massachusetts, and worked for ten years at Amherst, Massachusetts. From there he came to Chicago in 1857,and worked for six years for different firms, when he engaged in business for himself, lie took up his residence in Lake View in 1869, while carrying on his business in Chicago up to 1874, when he moved to Rogers Park, where he was engaged in farming. He was one of the Village Trustees of Rogers Park for four years, from its organization, and was president of the board during the years l881-82. He is now street commissioner.

J.J. Pitkin was married to Susan I. Pitkin, nee: Susan.I. Thompson, of Northampton, Massachusetts, Thursday, February 5, 1852. They have three children—Charles T. Pitkin, Susan L. Pitkin, and Esther A. Pitkin.