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John Harry Friden

engineer

John Harry Friden, Swedish engineer. Served on numerous government technological coms. during World World War World War II; Member New Jersey Society Professional Engineers, American Society Swedish Engineers, John Ericson Society, Swedish Colonial Society (member of the Board of Governors).; Mason (32°).

Background

Friden, John Harry was born on April 23, 1896 in Sweden. Son of Gustaf Fredrik and Augusta Lovisa (Peterson) Friden.

Education

Educated private, public schools.

Career

Assistant to city engineer, Vesteras, Sweden, 1916. Design engineer E. W. Bliss Company, 1920, staff engineer, 1923-1925. Chief engineer Sun Tube Corporation, 1925-1928, executive vice-president, director, 1928-1948.

Vice-president, director engineering Bristol-Myers Company 1948-1954, retired. Director Hillside National Bank, Hillside, New Jersey.

Membership

Served on numerous government technological coms. during World World War World War II. Member New Jersey Society Professional Engineers, American Society Swedish Engineers, John Ericson Society, Swedish Colonial Society (member of the Board of Governors). Mason (32°).

Connections

Married Hildur Teglund, October 29, 1923. Children: Brit, John Frederick.

father:
Gustaf Fredrik Friden

mother:
Augusta Lovisa (Peterson) Friden

spouse:
Hildur Teglund

children:
Brit Friden

John Frederick Friden