- Existence: 1877 - 1967
Max Sklovsky received a bachelors in mechanical and electrical engineering in 1901 and a masters in mechanical engineering in 1911 from the Armour Institute of Technology (now the Illinois Institute of Technology). At the time of his death, he had been the oldest living alumni of the Armour Institute.
Sklovsky was chief enginner at Deere and Company for 42 years, retiring in 1944. He helped develop the Chicago Union Stockyards, Swift and Company and the Wilson Company. He served as a reservist in WWII.