Count Bernadotte Folke Edit Profile
Student Officers’ Military School of Karlberg (Swedish West Point), Military Riding School (Stromsholm). Honorary Doctor of Laws, Universities Copenhagen and Uppsala.
2 sons. Has been good will ambassador to the United States several times. Representative Sweden at Chicago’s Century of Progress, 1933. Commissioner general Swedish Pavilion, New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940.
Chairman of the Board of Det Bästa, Swedish edit. of Reader’s Digest.
Served as head of an organization similar to American United Service Organizations during 2d World War. As president Sveriges Scoutförbund (Boy Scouts) closely linked this youth group with Sweden’s defensive measures.
Married Estelle Romaine Manville, December, 1928.
November 30, 1939 - November 30, 1940
May 20, 1948 - September 17, 1948