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Born: May 21, 1893, Väse Vämland, Sweden.
Died: November 13, 1974, Miami, Florida.
Johnson’s family emigrated to America when he was 10 years old, settling in Hartford, Connecticut. He learned the craft of a printer, but at age 30 took up studies at North Park, Chicago, Illinois, where he earned degrees at the academy, college, and seminary. He went on to graduate from the University of Chicago and Duke University. He started teaching English and Swedish at North Park in 1931, staying there three decades. He also found time to edit the Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly. His works include:
The Swedish Element in America, 1933 (co-editor)
Translation of C. J. Nyvall’s Travel Memories from America, 1876
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