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Savings and loan association executive

Lloyd Oscar Swanson, American former savings and loan association executive.


Swanson, Lloyd Oscar was born on June 26, 1913 in Minneapolis. Son of Carl G. and Ellen (Peterson) Swanson.


Student, University Minnesota, 1931. Bachelor, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1935. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Gustavus Adolphus College, 1968.


Director admissions public relations Gustavus Adolphus College, 1935-1937. Special agent John Hancock Life Insurance Company, Minneapolis, 1937-1942. General agent National Life Insurance Company, 1942-1962.

President First Federal Savings and Loan Association, 1962-1977, chairman board, 1967-1984. Chairman board directors The Security Corporation, 1967-1984. Director Soderberg Optical Company, St. Paul.


Former trustee, chairman board trustees Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota. Trustee Greater Gustavus Fund, since 1952. Former chairman board pensions Lutheran Church in American.

Former chairman board trustees Fairview Community Hospitals. Member Savings League Minnesota (director, president 1970), Swedish Council American (member board), Athletic Club, Interlachen Country Club (past member board governors), Royal Poinciana Golf Club (Naples, Florida).


Married Eileen E. Hedlof, March 29, 1958. Children: Marcia L. (Mistress Joseph Massee), Paul L., J. Bradley, Craig R.

Carl G. Swanson

Ellen (Peterson) Swanson

Eileen E. Hedlof

Marcia L. Swanson (Mistress Joseph Massee)

Paul L. Swanson

J. Bradley Swanson

Craig R. Swanson