Pehr August (P.A.) Peterson, cofounder of the National Lock Company. Peterson was a Swedish immigrant and was hugely influential in the development of the furniture industry in Rockford, Illinois.
National Lock Company
Midway Village Museum
National Lock Company, “P.A. Peterson,” Midway Village Museum - Digital Collections, accessed December 5, 2021, https://midwayvillagemuseumdigitalcollections.omeka.net/items/show/3986.