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Gideon Carl Emil Olson

Clergyman

Gideon Carl Emil Olson, Swedish clergyman. member board dirs; member Mayor’s Reception Committee of City of New York for Swedish Crown Prince, 1938.

Background

Olson, Gideon Carl Emil was born on January 27, 1887 in Jungskola, Sweden. Son of Magnus and Johanna Mathilda (Johanson) Olson.

Education

Brought to the United States 1895, naturalized, 1898. Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1910. Bachelor of Divinity, Augustana Theological Seminary, 1913.

Master of Arts, University of Texas, 1917. School of Theology and Ministry, Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, 1927. Student of University of Pittsburgh, 1926, Biblical Seminary of New York, 1930-1935.

Doctor of Divinity, Hartwick Theological Seminary, New York, 1937.

Career

Hilding Kron), Evelyn Johanna (wife of Mr. Paul Simonson), Myrtle Marie, Vincent Carl Samuel, Eunice Josephine, Lois Eleanore. Ordained to ministry of Lutheran Augustana Synod, June 15, 1913.

Pastor Gethsemane Church, Austin, Texas, 1913-1918, Bethany Church, Woodhull, Illinois, 1918-1922, Tabor Church, McKeesport, Pennsylvania, 1922-1929, Bethlehem Church, Brooklyn, New York, May 1929-1944. Immanuel Lutheran, Detroit Michigan since August 1944. Professor of English Bible, Hartwich Theological Seminary of New New York Vice-president New York Conference, Lutheran Augustana Synod.

President Immigrant and Seamen’s Home. New York; member board directors Harwick Lutheran Seminary of New York, Swedish Hospital, Brooklyn. Appointed member Mayor’s Reception Committee of City of New York for Swedish Crown Prince, 1938.

Membership

Member board dirs; member Mayor’s Reception Committee of City of New York for Swedish Crown Prince, 1938.

Connections

Married Anna Theresia Olson, June 25, 1913. Children: Anna Linnea (wife of Review.

father:
Magnus Olson

mother:
Johanna Mathilda (Johanson) Olson

spouse:
Anna Theresia Olson

child:
Anna Linnea (wife of Rev Olson