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Missionary

Carl William Landahl, Swedish missionary.

Background

Landahl, Carl William was born on January 3, 1870 in Sorasen, Boras, Sweden. Son of Carl Carlson and Anna Catharine (Swensdotter) Landahl.

Education

Red Wing (Minnesota) Seminary, 1895, honorary Doctor of Divinity, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, 1930.

Career

Entered United States, 1888. Naturalized, 1895. Missionary to China, 1895 (Hauge Synod Mission Board). Opened station, Taipingtien, Hupeh, 1896.

Superintendent Hauge Mission, 1908-1917 (commander 13,000 militia, protective, during revolution, 1911). Superintendent Lutheran United Mission, 1917-1932. Chairman Union Lutheran Church Council, 1917-1920.

1st. president, Honan-Hupeh Synod Lutheran Church of China, 1928-1932. Chairman 1st General Assembly Lutheran Church of China. Missionary, Francheng, Hupeh, 1932-1939.

In United States of America, field (deputation) work for the Board of Foreign Missions of the N.L.C.A., 1939-1946. Field representative for Lutheran Literature Society for China since 1946. Home: 1335 Keston St., St. Paul 8 Minnesota Office: 425 S. Fourth St., Minnesota‡.

Connections

Married Alice Holmberg, August 2, 1899. Children: Catharine Mei-gwei, Lillian Cynthia, Marion Alice Cecelia (Mistress O.T. Haaland), Margaret Charlotte, Carl Wilfred, Frances Dorothy Christine (Mistress B.L. Schroder), Herbert Daniel Cervin.

father:
Carl Carlson Landahl

mother:
Anna Catharine (Swensdotter) Landahl

spouse:
Alice Holmberg

child:
Catharine Mei-gwei Landahl

child:
Lillian Cynthia Landahl

child:
Marion Alice Cecelia Landahl (Mistress O.T. Haaland)

child:
Margaret Charlotte Landahl

child:
Carl Wilfred Landahl

child:
Frances Dorothy Christine Landahl (Mistress B.L. Schroder)

child:
Herbert Daniel Cervin Landahl