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Albert Edvin Lundgren (1878–1942)

The death occurred on Monday morning at a private hospital at Sydney of Captain A. E. Lundgrcn, C.B.E. Representative and Marine Superintendent of the Transatlantic Steamship Company of Gothenburg, Captain Lundgren, who was 64 years of aged, served his apprenticeship in the Swedish Navy to obtain his commission as an officer of the Reserve, joined the Transatlantic Steamship Co. in 1903, and gradually became the commander of different vessels of the company, which vessels became well known in the Swedish-Australian trade route, was appointed to superintend their shipbuilding etc., in United States of America in 1916. In December of the same year he was transferred to London to represent the company there. Then he was representative in London for the Swedish Shipping Commission from 1918 to 1919; then requested by the company to go to Java and investigate certain matters there, and since August, 1920, has had his headquarters in Sydney as representative and Marine Superintendent of the Transatlantic Steamship Co. He was elected President of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for Australasia and the South Sea Islands. The funeral took place on Tuesday morning after a short service at St. Mark's, Darling Point.

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'Lundgren, Albert Edvin (1878–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/lundgren-albert-edvin-22226/text32077, accessed 15 June 2024.

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Birth

9 June, 1878
Ockero, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden

Death

18 May, 1942 (aged 63)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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