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Clergyman

Alfred Bergin, Swedish clergyman. Member foreign mission board, Augustana Synod, 1921-1930.

Background

Bergin, Alfred was born on April 24, 1866 in Väster Biterna, Västergötland, Sweden. Son of Johannes and Maja Stina (Anderson) Bergin.

Education

Came to the United States, 1883. Bachelor of Arts, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, 1892. Bachelor of Divinity, Augustana College and Theological Seminary, 1894, Doctor of Divinity from same, 1919.

A.M., University of Minnesota, 1899, Doctor of Philosophy., 1904.

Career

Carl Alfred Emanuel (deceased), Mistress Ruth Alfrida Elizabeth Engberg, Esther Gudrun Linnea, Ada Mathilda Victoria (deceased), Valdemar Justinus Emanuel (deceased). Editor of Gustaviana, St. Peter, 1891-1892. Ordained Swedish Lutheran ministry, 1894.

Pastor, Sanborn, North Dakota, 1894-1895, Warren, Minnesota, 1895-1897, Cambridge, Minnesota, 1897-1904, Bethany Church, Lindsborg, Kansas, since November 24, 1904. Also professor ethics, Bethany College, 1912-1920. Vice-president Kansas Conference of Augustana Synod, 1907-1911, president, 1918-1922.

Trustee Gustavus Adolphus College, 1889-1905, Bethany College, 1905-1935, Augustana Book Concern, 1915-1920. President board Home for Aged, Lindsborg, Kansas, since 1912.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor of Gustaviana, St. Peter, 1891-1892. Ordained Swedish Lutheran ministry, 1894. Pastor, Sanborn, North Dakota, 1894-1895, Warren, Minnesota, 1895-1897, Cambridge, Minnesota, 1897-1904, Bethany Church, Lindsborg, Kansas, since November 24, 1904.Also professor ethics, Bethany College, 1912-1920. Vice-president Kansas Conference of Augustana Synod, 1907-1911, president, 1918-1922. Trustee Gustavus Adolphus College, 1889-1905, Bethany College, 1905-1935, Augustana Book Concern, 1915-1920.President board Home for Aged, Lindsborg, Kansas, since 1912.

Membership

Member foreign mission board, Augustana Synod, 1921-1930.

Connections

Married Anna Hult, June 13, 1894. Children: Mistress Adelia Maria Hulda Ingeborg Stone.

father:
Johannes Bergin

mother:
Maja Stina (Anderson) Bergin

spouse:
Anna Hult

child:
Mistress Adelia Maria Hulda Ingeborg Stone Bergin