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List of Swedish Americans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following is a list of notable Swedish Americans. Including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Swedish American or must have references showing they are Swedish American and are notable.

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Contents

List

Candice Bergen
Candice Bergen

Entertainment

Actors

Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward
Ann-Margret
Ann-Margret

Music

Kris Kristofferson
Kris Kristofferson
Ricky Nelson
Ricky Nelson
Gretchen Carlson
Gretchen Carlson

Other

Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt
Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt

Artists

Engineers

John Ericsson
John Ericsson

Entrepreneurs and businesspeople

Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin

Military

Politics and public service

Mamie Eisenhower
Mamie Eisenhower
Tipper Gore
Tipper Gore
William Rehnquist
William Rehnquist

Religious personalities

Glenn T. Seaborg
Glenn T. Seaborg

Science

Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson

Sports

Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury
Carl Sandburg
Carl Sandburg

Writers

Colonial people

Educators

Charles Lindbergh
Charles Lindbergh

Other

See also

References

  1. ^ born Maud Solveig Christina Wikström in Luleå, Sweden
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-08-30. Retrieved 2006-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link); named the Swedish American of the Year, has performed for the King and Queen of Sweden
  3. ^ Swedish immigrant paternal grandparents. Bergen is a Swedish-American according to [1]; she is Swedish on her father's side [2]
  4. ^ Swedish immigrant parents NY Times bio calls him a Swedish-American
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-06-13. Retrieved 2006-07-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) "Swedish-Persian", born in the US to a Swedish father, composer/conductor Ulf Björlin, and a Persian mother
  6. ^ "Rowan Blanchard - Biography - IMDb". IMDb. Retrieved 2016-08-08.
  7. ^ IMDb.com, Inc.
  8. ^ Her mother is Swedish, according to
  9. ^ http://www.bloody-disgusting.com/feature/213
  10. ^ Swedish mother. [3] "half Swedish"; her mother, Judith Anderson, is Swedish
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-06-14. Retrieved 2006-05-09.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)"Franco is Portuguese. I'm one quarter through my grandfather. My grandfather and then I'm also Russian and Swedish." His father is half-Swedish, half Portuguese
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-07-20. Retrieved 2006-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) [4] Swedish-born, became US citizen
  13. ^ Daughter of Tippi Hedren. Listed as one of 24 Swedish-Americans at [5]; her maternal grandfather was Swedish
  14. ^ his father, director Stephen Gyllenhaal, is of partial Swedish heritage [6]
  15. ^ her father, director Stephen Gyllenhaal, is of partial Swedish heritage [7]
  16. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-15. Retrieved 2006-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)[8] Swedish born, became US citizen
  17. ^ Paternal grandparents were Swedish immigrants (MovieWeb)
  18. ^ http://family.nose.dk/getperson.php?personID=I10&tree=Johansson
  19. ^ [9] Swedish-born, became US citizen
  20. ^ (Swedish-born father)TomFolio.com: Van Johnson, Author Autograph Sample, Book List Link, Search Books Available
  21. ^ Swedish immigrant grandfather. Listed as one of several "Famous Swedish Americans" at [10]
  22. ^ "Helen Lindroth". New York Times. 1956-10-12. pp. 29
  23. ^ Carlotta Nillson, Veteran Actress-The New York Times; January 1, 1952 Obituary
  24. ^ perhaps best known for playing Charlie Chan.Listed as one of several Swedish-Americans at [11]; Swedish- born
  25. ^ Nancy Olson Biography
  26. ^ http://www.talktalk.co.uk/entertainment/film/biography/artist/michelle-pfeiffer/biography/85
  27. ^ www.gregfitzsimmons.com/2010/03/20/greg-and-andy-richter
  28. ^ her grandfathers mother Elin was Swedish
  29. ^ David, Elliot (2010). "Emma Stone". Wonderland (23): 177–181.
  30. ^ Sullivan - referred to as a Swedish-American at [12]; mother is from Sweden and Per Sullivan speaks Swedish "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-11-27. Retrieved 2009-10-30.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  31. ^ Listed as one of several Swedish-Americans at
  32. ^ Swanson has referred to herself as Swedish - [13]; nothing else known on her ancestry
  33. ^ Director Susan Stroman noted that Thurman is "really Swedish", citing Thurman's Swedish maternal grandmother [14]
  34. ^ (brother of Robert and Mark Wahlberg) Ancestry of Mark Wahlberg
  35. ^ (brother of Robert and Donnie Wahlberg) Ancestry of Mark Wahlberg
  36. ^ (brother of Donnie and Mark Wahlberg)Ancestry of Mark Wahlberg
  37. ^ "Portrait of a Voiceover Actress" [interview] by Ray Sidman, Comic Buyers Guide, #1631 (August 2007), pp. 36-38
  38. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-02-07. Retrieved 2010-08-20.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  39. ^ Born Irene Ahlberg 6/11 1910 in New York (father from Sweden, mother from New York), died 6/3 1993 in Orange, California. According to : https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0912115/ and http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&indiv=try&h=31851738
  40. ^ The Rainbow Bridge (a biography of Olive Fremstad) (Mary Watkins Cushing, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1954. Library of Congress Catalog card number 54:10494)
  41. ^ Referred to as Swedish-American at [15]; Swedish parents
  42. ^ [16] immigrant from Gästrikland, Sweden
  43. ^ Listed as one of several "Famous Swedish Americans" at
  44. ^ Peggy Lee Tribute Archived 2007-04-05 at the Wayback Machine
  45. ^ http://hd.se/familj/slaktforskning/2010/07/30/slaktmote-med-the-beach-boys/
  46. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0632223/bio
  47. ^ http://www.conovergenealogy.com/famous-p/p384.htm
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  49. ^ "Final Dawes Rolls". United States Government. 1907-05-12.
  50. ^ Gyllenhaal is referred to as a "Swedish-American" at [17], he has one Swedish great-grandfather
  51. ^ [18] Noted "I'm Swedish" regarding his ethnicity
  52. ^ Frontier Cavalcade, The Dickinson Press, March 14, 1957
  53. ^ Carl Oscar Borg, Artist of the American West (by Marlene R. Miller) Archived 2010-01-17 at the Wayback Machine
  54. ^ (The Journal of San Diego History)
  55. ^ (Antiques and Fine Art)
  56. ^ Hildebrand, Carver Edstrom. David Edstrom, Swedish American Sculptor (Swedish American Genealogist, 10, 1: 17–29 March 1990)
  57. ^ Named one of "24 Famous Swedish Americans" at
  58. ^ Paul Granlund (Gustavus Adolphus College)
  59. ^ Ask Art. Knute Heldner
  60. ^ Richard H. Saunders and Ellen G. Miles, American Colonial Portraits, 1700-1776, Washington, D.C.: National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1987
  61. ^ Doud, Richard K., John Hesselius: His Life and Work (Masters Thesis to the University of Delaware, 1963)
  62. ^ A Prairie Dream Recaptured (American Heritage, by David G. Lowe. October 1969. Volume 20, Issue 6) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-04. Retrieved 2009-09-06.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  63. ^ Ann Japenga (California Desert Art)
  64. ^ artist known for seascapes and depictions of New Mexico’s indigenous culture.Bror Julius Olsson Nordfeldt (Luther College Fine Arts Collection)
  65. ^ Arvid Frederick Nyholm Biography (Luther College Fine Arts Collection)
  66. ^ Biography of Claes Oldenburg Archived 2009-10-26 at the Wayback Machine
  67. ^ / Sculpture intervention at Seattle Art Museum
  68. ^ "Biography - Susan Mohl Powers". SMP Installations. Sailshade Studios, Inc. 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  69. ^ [19] Swedish born, immigrated to the United States
  70. ^ [20] Swedish-American; parents were Swedish
  71. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-01-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago Manuscript Collection #35, Exhibition by Swedisih-American Artists at the Swedish Club of Chicago 1911-1982.
  72. ^ Gunnar Widforss Biography (Californiawatercolor.com)
  73. ^ [21] born in Uppsala, Sweden, immigrated to the US
  74. ^ Second generation Swedish-American, according to
  75. ^ Referred to as Swedish-American at
  76. ^ [22] born at Långbanshyttan in Värmland, Sweden, primarily active in the US
  77. ^ [23] The seventh of nine children of impoverished Swedish immigrants
  78. ^ [24]; immigrant, born in Nilsby, Sweden
  79. ^ Referred to as "Swedish-American" at
  80. ^ [25]
  81. ^ [26]
  82. ^ [27]
  83. ^ [28] named Swedish American of the Year by Vasa Order of America
  84. ^ a b The Nome Gold Rush (by Larry Gedney. Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks)
  85. ^ The Handbook of Texas (Texas State Historical Association)
  86. ^ Rockford Small Business Collection (Rockford, Illinois Regional History Center) Archived 2010-07-06 at the Wayback Machine
  87. ^ Estwing Tour Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine
  88. ^ A Brief History of Indian Motorcycle Dick Scott's Indian Motorcycle Detroit
  89. ^ A tribute to Erik Jonsson
  90. ^ The Swedish Element in Illinois: Survey of the Past Seven Decades (by Ernst Wilhelm Olson, Swedish-American Biographical Association. 1917)
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  95. ^ David Harris, Swanson Saga: End of a Dream (The New York Times, 9 September 1979)
  96. ^ S. M. Swenson and the Development of the SMS Ranches (Swenson, Gail. University of Texas, 1960)
  97. ^ "55 Years at Testor," Rockford Register Star, May 12, 1994
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  99. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-04-27. Retrieved 2006-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) was named "Swedish-American of the Year"
  100. ^ Alford, Kenneth D. Nazi Plunder: Great Treasure Stories of World War II. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0-306-81241-5
  101. ^ Corley, Robert G. and Marvin Yeomans Whiting, editors (July 1979) Dedication. Journal of the Birmingham Historical Society. Vol. 6, No. 2
  102. ^ The Story of the Fifty-fifth Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, 1861-1865 (A Committee of the Regiment, W. J. Coulter. 1887)
  103. ^ MNHS.ORG : Governors of Minnesota | Elmer L. (Lee) Andersen Archived 2007-03-01 at the Wayback Machine
  104. ^ MNHS.ORG : Governors of Minnesota | C. (Clyde) Elmer Anderson
  105. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2005-12-30. Retrieved 2006-05-16.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) is "Swedish Consul Emeritus"
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  109. ^ bioguide.congress.gov
  110. ^ a b Mamie Doud Eisenhower (The Chronicle. American Swedish Historical Foundation: Winter 1954-1955. Volume 1, Number 4. Philadelphia PA. : 1955)
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  112. ^ Not Politics As Usual (Nordic Reach. July 1, 2002)
  113. ^ http://www.loffe.net/
  114. ^ Johnny Isakson, United States Senator from Georgia
  115. ^ named as one of "24 Famous Swedish Americans" at
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