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educator , Veterinary surgeon

Nils Johan Obel, Swedish veterinary surgeon, educator. Decorated Officer 1st class Royal Order of Polar Star, 1957, Knight 1st class Order of White Rose Finland, 1969; recipient Silver medal Swedish Veterinary Association, 1948, honorary plaque College Veterinary Medicine, Helsinki, Finland, 1995. Veterinary surgeon Swedish Army, 1947-1953. Member Swedish Pointer Club (honorary), Center Swedish Club Bird Dogs (honorary).

Background

Obel, Nils Johan was born on March 28, 1914 in Höör, Skåne, Sweden. Son of Frans and Ebba (Sjöström) Andersson.

Education

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Royal Veterinary College, Stockholm, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Veterinary College, Stockholm, 1948. Jubilee D of Veterinary Medicine (honorary), Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1998.

Career

Clinical teacher departments surgery and medicine Royal Veterinary College, Stockholm, 1936-1937, associate professor department surgery, 1949-1951, professor surgery, 1952-1976, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1976-1980, professor emeritus, from 1980. District veterinary officer, clinical teacher, Sweden, 1941-1947. Head department surgery Royal Veterinary College, Stockholm, 1952-1976, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1976-1980.

Fellow science board veterinary service Swedish Army, 1957-1959. Fellow science board veterinary government office, Sweden, 1960-1968.

Membership

Veterinary surgeon Swedish Army, 1947-1953. Member Swedish Pointer Club (honorary), Center Swedish Club Bird Dogs (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Electronics, hunting, bird dog-breeding, etology.

Connections

Married Anna Elisabeth Tägtström (deceased 1975). Children: Henning, Johan, Gunilla, Martin. Partner Berit Dagny Elisabeth Funkquist.

Children: Pia-Maria Funkquist, Eva-Lotta Funkquist.

father:
Frans Andersson

mother:
Ebba (Sjöström) Andersson

spouse:
Anna Elisabeth Tägtström

children:
Henning Obel

Johan Obel

Gunilla Obel

Martin Obel

Pia-Maria Funkquist Obel

Eva-Lotta Funkquist Obel