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Felix Valentine Hanson, Swedish clergyman. Decorated Knight Royal of Vasa, 1st class; delivered principal address at 85th birthday observance of King of Sweden at Washington, District of Columbia. member Jamestown General Hosp.


Hanson, Felix Valentine was born on November 26, 1877 in Veddige, Halland, Sweden. Son of Adolph and Elida (Peterson) Hanson.


Brought to the United States, 1880. Bachelor of Arts Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1900, A.M., 1907. Bachelor of Divinity, Augustana Theological Seminary, 1903.

Doctor of Philosophy., Central U., Indianapolis, 1912. D D., Upsala College, East Orange, New Jersey, 1949.


Ordained to ministry of Lutheran Church, 1903. Pastor Bethlehem Church, Red Oak, Iowa, 1903-1910, Immanuel Church, Jamestown, New York, 1910-1954. President New York Conference, Augustana Lutheran Church, also secretary Synodical Council.

Formerly Chairman Board Public Welfare, Jamestown, New York, also member Jamestown General Hospital Commission, Jamestown Board Health, Emergency Relief Bureau, Community Chest Board, Red Cross Board Director Upsala College. President of the board Gustavus Adolphus Children’s Home, Jamestown.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Chivalry, 1907. Studies in Genesis, 1911. Contributor to synod publications.


Member Jamestown General Hosp.


Married Josephine Lindquist, June 24, 1903.

Adolph Hanson

Elida (Peterson) Hanson

Josephine Lindquist