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geographer , researcher

Erik Martin Bylund, Swedish geographer, researcher. Recipient Gold medal King of Sweden, 1986, Gold medal Swedish Music Orchestra Organization, 1993, Retzius Gold medal, 2000; Paul Harris fellow, 1993.

Background

Bylund, Erik Martin was born on June 2, 1922 in Lulea, Sweden. Son of Martin and Linda Maria (Berggren) Bylund.

Education

Master of Arts, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1956.

Career

Lecturer Uppsala University, 1946-1956, docent, 1956-1964. Professor geography Umeå, Sweden, 1964-1988, vice president Sweden, 1969-1977. Consultant member Government Advisory Board in Regional Development, 1993-1994.

Chairman State Industrial Estate, Sweden, 1973-1983. Chairman CERUM, Umeå, 1982-1986. Vice president Expert Group of Regional Research, Östersund, 1993-1996.

Chairman ERU Nord., Umeå, 1979-1983.

Membership

President Norrland Society, Sundsvall, 1974-1991. Chairman Umeå Museum Society, 1974-1993. Vice Commander Civic Defense Organization staff in North Sweden, 1965-1994.

Member Geography Society and Academy Scientiarum Fennica Finland, Academy Literature and History (Stockholm).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, sports.

Connections

Married Birgitta Ingrid Thorsén, September 18, 1954. Children: Anders, Margareta, Per-Erik, Martin.

father:
Martin Bylund

mother:
Linda Maria (Berggren) Bylund

spouse:
Birgitta Ingrid Thorsén

children:
Anders Bylund

Margareta Bylund

Per-Erik Bylund

Martin Bylund