Nyvall, David. (Värmland, Sweden, January 19, 1863--February 6, 1946, St. Paul, Minnesota). Evangelical Covenant. Son of Karl Johan Nyvall. Junior college at Gävle. Premedical studies at Uppsala University and Carolinian Institute 1883-1885. Emigrated to the U.S. in 1886. On faculty of Swedish department of Chicago Theological Seminary 1887-1890. One of the founders and first president of North Park College and Theological Seminary (and Academy), 1891-1904 and 1912-1923.
Secretary of the Evangelical Covenant Church 1895-1893. President of Walden College, McPherson, Kansas, 1905-1910. Professor of Scandinavian languages, University of Washington, 1910-1912. Dean of North Park Seminary 1923-1925 and teacher until 1941. Author of several… Go to person page >