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forestry educator

Fritz Hilding Bergman, Swedish forestry educator. Recipient Mannerheims award Finlands Boy Scout Federation, 1937, Cross of Freedom IV, Marshal of Finland Mannerheim, 1944, The Golden Twig award Swedish Forestry Association, 1976, Finlands White Rose Order, President of Finland, 1992, Cross of Merit Federation Finlands War Vets, 1997.

Background

Bergman, Fritz Hilding was born on September 26, 1920 in Helsinki, Finland. Arrived in Sweden, 1952. Son of Frans Crescens and Hilda Kristina (Grönholm) Bergman.

Education

Bachelor of Agriculture and Forestry, University Helsinki, 1954. Licentiate of Agriculture and Forestry, University Helsinki, 1961. Doctor of Forestry, Royal College Forestry, Stockholm, 1976.

Career

Assistant Association Forest Tree Breeding, Sundmo, Sweden, 1952-1956, director, 1957-1962. Chief silviculturist MoDo Company, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, 1962-1979. Professor forest regeneration Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden, 1979-1981, professor silviculture Sweden, 1981-1985, retired, 1985.

Membership

Chairman Finlands War Veterans in Västerbotten, Sweden, since 1984. Vice-chairman Federation Finlands War Veterans in Sweden, since 1992. 1st lieutenant Finnish Army, 1940-1944.

Member Royal Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry (Golden medal award 2001), Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Walking in the forest, photography, fishing.

Connections

Married Helga Matilda Hansson, August 25, 1946. Children: Gunilla, Solveig, Helena, Folke, Mårten.

father:
Frans Crescens Bergman

mother:
Hilda Kristina (Grönholm) Bergman

spouse:
Helga Matilda Hansson

children:
Gunilla Bergman

Solveig Bergman

Helena Bergman

Folke Bergman

Mårten Bergman