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Fremling, Johan. Papers of Rev. Johan Fremling, 1883-1905. LCA Collection 189. 2 Records Center Cartons and 1 Hollinger box.
The Rev. Johan Fremling collection contains correspondence and reports. Letter inventories are also included in the collection. Fremling was an important Minnesota Conference pastor and served on the Swedish Lutheran Board of Education of Gustavus Adolphus College. Most materials are written in Swedish.
Johan Fremling, also known as John, was born in 1842 in Sweden and settled in America during 1867. He was ordained in Chisago Lake, Minnesota in 1871. He worked as a pastor in Sweden and in Minnesota for 46 years, receiving an honorary Doctorate of Divinity from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1900. He also served as the Lutheran Minnesota Conference President and was a member on the Swedish Lutheran Board of Education of Gustavus.