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Sven Hjalmar George Carlson

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Sven Hjalmar George Carlson, American writer. Trustee, vice president Council Churches Foundation, Hartford, since 1960; president Greater Hartford Council Churches, 1965-1966; board directors Connecticut Halfway Houses, Inc., 1963-1988, Housing Now, 1960-1962, Immanuel Church Housing Corporation, 1968. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Member Yale Club (board directors Hartford unit since 1980, president Class of 1949, 1974-1984).

Background

Carlson, Sven Hjalmar George was born on August 26, 1916 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Hjalmar and Marta Elvira (Anderson) Carlson.

Education

Bachelor, Yale college, 1949.

Career

Builder Sven G. carlson, Inc., Windsor and Hartford, Connecticut, 1949-1957, builder, developer Bloomfield, 1961-1973. Retired Sven G. Carlson, Inc., 1973. Insurance planner Occidental Life Insurance Company, Hartford, 1957-1961.

Writer Bloomfield, Connecticut, since 1973.

Membership

Trustee, vice president Council Churches Foundation, Hartford, since 1960. President Greater Hartford Council Churches, 1965-1966. Board directors Connecticut Halfway Houses, Inc., 1963-1988, Housing Now, 1960-1962, Immanuel Church Housing Corporation, 1968.

Captain United States Marine Corps, 1943-1946. Member Yale Club (board directors Hartford unit since 1980, president Class of 1949, 1974-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, travel.

Connections

Married Leila Gouchnour, January 20, 1945 (divorced 1974). Children: Susan Elizabeth, Sven Geoffrey.