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educator , scientist , author

Georg Arne Borgstrom, Swedish educator, scientist, author. Recipient International Socrates prize, 1968, Distinguished Faculty award Michigan State University, 1969; Literature Merit prize Swedish Authors Foundation, 1973; J.A. Wahlberg Gold medal, 1974; International award Institute Food Technologists, 1975.


Borgstrom, Georg Arne was born on April 5, 1912 in Gustav Adolf, Sweden. Came to United States, 1956, naturalized, 1962. Son of Algot and Anna (Littorin) Borgstrom.


Bachelor of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1932. Master of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1933. Doctor of Science, University Lund, 1939.


Associate professor plant physiology University Lund, 1940-1943. Head Institute Plant Research and Food Storage, Nynashamn, Sweden, 1941-1948, Swedish Institute Food Preservation Research, Goteborg, 1948-1956, professor, 1953-1956. Professor food science Michigan State University, 1956-1981, professor geography, 1966-1981, professor emeritus, 1981.


Fellow World Academy Arts and Sciences, Royal Swedish Academies Sciences, Engineering and Agricultural Sciences. Member 25 science and technical academies and professional organizations.


Married Greta Ingrid Stromback. Children: Lars, Gerd Borgstrom Linder, Sven.

Algot Borgstrom

Anna (Littorin) Borgstrom

Greta Ingrid Stromback

Lars Borgstrom

Gerd Borgstrom Linder Borgstrom

Sven Borgstrom