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Nils Arvid Teodor Beckman, Swedish lawyer. Decorated knight commander grand cross Swedish Order Northern Star. Member Common for Criminal Law Reform, 1937-1953; Member Swedish Association Criminologists (president 1959-1969), Swedish Association Against Heart and Lung Diseases (vice president 1952-1968).

Background

Beckman, Nils Arvid Teodor was born on October 30, 1902 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Knut Anton and Ruth (Hammarstedt) Beckman.

Education

Juris candidate U. Stockholm, 1923, Juris doctor honoris causa, 1953.

Career

Admitted to bar, Sweden, 1923, practiced in Stockholm, 1923-1972. With Court Appeals, Stockholm, 1941-1947. Vice-attorney general, 1944-1947.

Judge Supreme Court, 1947-1963, president, 1963-1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Criminality and Social Defence in Sweden, 1947. Children’s Liability to Damages, 1956. Cases in Swedish Family Law, 1954, 60, 65, 68.

      Cases in International Law, 1959. Swedish Criminal Law, 1964, 69.

Membership

Member Common for Criminal Law Reform, 1937-1953. Member Swedish Association Criminologists (president 1959-1969), Swedish Association Against Heart and Lung Diseases (vice president 1952-1968).

Connections

Married Sigrid Karlsson, June 4, 1927. Children: Sven, Vera, Lars.

father:
Knut Anton Beckman

mother:
Ruth (Hammarstedt) Beckman

spouse:
Sigrid Karlsson

child:
Sven Beckman

child:
Vera Beckman

child:
Lars Beckman