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John Harry Friden

John Harry Friden, Swedish engineer. Served on numerous government technological coms. during World World War World War II; Member New Jersey Society Professional Engineers, American Society Swedish Engineers, John Ericson Society, Swedish Colonial Society (member of the Board of Governors).; Mason (32°).

Background

  • Friden, John Harry was born on April 23, 1896 in Sweden. Son of Gustaf Fredrik and Augusta Lovisa (Peterson) Friden.

  • Education

    • Educated private, public schools.

    Career

    • Assistant to city engineer, Vesteras, Sweden, 1916. Design engineer E. W. Bliss Company, 1920, staff engineer, 1923-1925. Chief engineer Sun Tube Corporation, 1925-1928, executive vice-president, director, 1928-1948.

      Vice-president, director engineering Bristol-Myers Company 1948-1954, retired. Director Hillside National Bank, Hillside, New Jersey.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Served on numerous government technological coms. during World World War World War II. Member New Jersey Society Professional Engineers, American Society Swedish Engineers, John Ericson Society, Swedish Colonial Society (member of the Board of Governors). Mason (32°).

    Connections

    • Married Hildur Teglund, October 29, 1923. Children: Brit, John Frederick.
    • father: Gustaf Fredrik Friden
    • mother: Augusta Lovisa (Peterson) Friden
    • spouse: Hildur Teglund
    • children: Brit Friden
    • John Frederick Friden
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    Born April 23, 1896
    Died December 30, 1962
    (aged 66)
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