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Sven Hjalmar George Carlson

Sven Hjalmar George Carlson, American writer. Trustee, vice president Council Churches Foundation, Hartford, since 1960; president Greater Hartford Council Churches, 1965-1966; board directors Connecticut Halfway Houses, Inc., 1963-1988, Housing Now, 1960-1962, Immanuel Church Housing Corporation, 1968. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Member Yale Club (board directors Hartford unit since 1980, president Class of 1949, 1974-1984).

Background

  • Carlson, Sven Hjalmar George was born on August 26, 1916 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Hjalmar and Marta Elvira (Anderson) Carlson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale college, 1949.

    Career

    • Builder Sven G. carlson, Inc., Windsor and Hartford, Connecticut, 1949-1957, builder, developer Bloomfield, 1961-1973. Retired Sven G. Carlson, Inc., 1973. Insurance planner Occidental Life Insurance Company, Hartford, 1957-1961.

      Writer Bloomfield, Connecticut, since 1973.

    Works

    • Author: Sven's Odyssey, 1976, In Search of the Big Picture, 1988, Love & Learn, 1989. Booklet Views of a Class Secretary, 1984.

    Religion

    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist

    Membership

    Trustee, vice president Council Churches Foundation, Hartford, since 1960. President Greater Hartford Council Churches, 1965-1966. Board directors Connecticut Halfway Houses, Inc., 1963-1988, Housing Now, 1960-1962, Immanuel Church Housing Corporation, 1968.

    Captain United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Member Yale Club (board directors Hartford unit since 1980, president Class of 1949, 1974-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Leila Gouchnour, January 20, 1945 (divorced 1974). Children: Susan Elizabeth, Sven Geoffrey.
    • father: Hjalmar Carlson
    • mother: Marta Elvira (Anderson) Carlson
    • spouse: Leila Gouchnour
    • children: Susan Elizabeth Carlson
    • Sven Geoffrey Carlson
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    Nationality
    • 1949
      Yale College
    • 1949 - 1957
      Builder Sven G. carlson
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1957 - 1961
      insurance planner Occidental Life Insurance Company
      Hartford, Connecticut, United States
    • 1961 - 1973
      Builder Sven G. carlson
    • 1973
      writer, Bloomfield
      Connecticut, United States
    • 1973
      retired, Sven G. Carlson