David Emanuel Wahlberg

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David Emanuel Wahlberg
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Born (1882-09-09)September 9, 1882
Ytterlännäs, Sweden
Died March 7, 1949(1949-03-07) (aged 66)
Fagersta, Sweden
Education University of Chicago (1904)
Occupation Sports writer
Spouse(s) Jenny Katarina Wågberg (m. 1909–27)
Bertha Debora Engström (m. 1929–49)
Parent(s) Johanna Winblad (1859–1916)
Per Olof Bernhard Wahlberg (1852–1927)
Relatives Frideborg Winblad, aunt

David Emanuel Wahlberg (September 9, 1882 – March 7, 1949) was a Swedish sports writer and editor who covered the 1912 Summer Olympics. He became president of the sports organization LAIF from 1937 to 1939.[1] Later in life he was the Lutheran minister in Långsele, Sweden.

Biography[edit]

He was born on September 9, 1882 in Ytterlännäs, Sweden to Johanna Winblad (1859–1916) and Per Olof Bernhard Wahlberg (1852–1927).[2] He attended college in Sweden and graduated in 1901 then studied at the University of Chicago and received his Master of Arts in Romance 1904.[2][3] He then attended Augustana College in 1905.[2] He returned to Sweden and worked as a language teacher and journalist until 1916.[1] He was ordained and then worked as a minister in Sundsvall. In 1923 or 1924 he became the pastor in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[4][5][6][7] On September 15, 1927, his wife Jenny Katarina Wågberg died and on February 28, 1929 he left Argentina with his four children and returned to Sweden where he married his housekeeper, Bertha Debora Engström.[7] He worked for a few different congregations until 1936 when he moved to Långsele.[1] In 1942 he wrote A history of the Långsele parish school system: 1842-1942 with Torsten Sundvall and Urban Öland. Wahlberg died on March 7, 1949 in Fagersta, Sweden.

Writings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Tierra nueva: svensk grupputvandring till Latinamerika, integration och (in Swedish). David Wahlberg hade blivit uppmärksammad för sin insats som föreståndare för ... David Wahlberg lyckades stabilisera verksamheten i Buenos Aires men genom ... 
  2. ^ a b c Vem är det (in Swedish). 1913. Wahlberg, David Emanuel, redaktör, Gävle, f. i Ytterlännäs, ... 
  3. ^ Annual register. University of Chicago. 1905. David Emanuel Wahlberg, A.B. Sweden 01; Romance; Chicago 
  4. ^ "De verkar te å gå bakåt": språk, etnicitet och identitet belyst utifrån. 2002. ... från Buenos Aires (bland dem David Wahlberg, ej Wallgren s. ... 
  5. ^ Eric Einar Ekstrand (1944). Jorden runt på trettio år (in Swedish). Knappt hade de tre resenärerna lämnat Buenos Aires, förr än pastor David Wahlberg, sedermera kyrkoherde i ... 
  6. ^ Local communities and actors in Latin America's past (in Swedish). Latinamerika-institutet i Stockholm. 1994. David Wahlberg, Buenos Aires, 1924-1927 
  7. ^ a b Studia missionalia Upsaliensia, Volumes 24-26 (in Swedish). 1956. ... David Emanuel Wahlberg från Sundsvall ... Denne hade avlagt examen för Master of Arts 1904 i Augustana College and Theological Seminary. ... David Wahlberg hade blivit uppmärksammad för sin insats som föreståndare för ... han samma år. f David Wahlberg lyckades stabilisera verksamheten i Buenos Aires men genom hustruns död 1927 råkade han in i ett svårt sjukdomstillstånd som ...