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professor of clinical cardiology

John Langeland, Norwegian banker. Recipient First Order of Saint Olav Norwegian Government, 1982. Norwegian counsul Norwegian Government, State of Utah, 1971; director Utah Technology College, Salt Lake City, since 1982. Member Utah Bankers Association (director since 1982) Clubs: Fort Douglas (Salt Lake City). Lodges: Rotary.

Background

Langeland, John was born on December 19, 1918 in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway. Came to the United States, 1948, naturalized, 1953. Son of Peder J. and Marie (Alver) Langeland.

Education

Student, Bergens Katedralskole, Bergen, 1940. Student, International Accountants Society, Chicago, 1950. Student, University Utah, 1965.

Graduate with highest honors, Stonier Graduate School Banking, 1963.

Career

Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Professor, of Clinical Cardiology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London 1949-1984, Professor Emeritus since 1984;"President". British Cardiac Society 1972-1976, Institute Society and Federation Cardiology 1978-1980. Second Vice-President Royal College, of Physicians of London 1979-1980.

Chairman Coronary Prevention Group, United Kingdom 1985-1988, National Forum for Coronary Heart Disease Prevention 1987. Honorary Consulting Cardiologist St. George’s Hospital, London 1986. Star of Pakistan, Commander of the Icelandic Falcon.

Honorary degree (Lisbon). Honorary F.A.C.P.

Views

Human beings get salvation both through the grace of God and their own actions. Part of the work of salvation has been done by the atonement of Jesus Christ, in that all human beings are guaranteed resurrection, but to attain the full quality of eternal life, human beings also have work to do.

Membership

Norwegian counsul Norwegian Government, State of Utah, 1971. Director Utah Technology College, Salt Lake City, since 1982. Member Utah Bankers Association (director since 1982) Clubs: Fort Douglas (Salt Lake City).

Lodges: Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, photography, travel.

Connections

Married Edna Fluge, April 9, 1942. Children: Per F., Fritjof F., S. Emil, Anne Marie Pace, June L. Pearson, Janet L. Rees.

father:
Peder J. Langeland

mother:
Marie (Alver) Langeland

spouse:
Edna Fluge

children:
Fritjof F. Langeland

Janet L. Rees Langeland

June L. Pearson Langeland

Anne Marie Pace Langeland

Per F. Langeland

S. Emil Langeland