1884–1974

Introduction

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Born: March 11, 1884, Väs­tra Tun­hem, Swe­den.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 4, 1974, Stock­holm, Swe­den.

Buried: Sol­na Kyr­ko­gård, Stock­holm, Swe­den.

Biography

At age 15, Peth­rus was bap­tized in the Bap­tist con­gre­ga­tion in Vän­ners­borg. For 48 years, he led the Fil­a­del­fia con­gre­ga­tion in Stock­holm.

He ed­it­ed the Chris­tian news­pa­per Da­gen (1945), worked on the song book Seg­er­ton­er, with IBRA Radio (1955), on the week­ly ma­ga­zine Ev­an­ge­lii Här­old, the per­i­od­i­cal Den Krist­ne, for the pub­lishing firm För­lag­et Fil­a­del­fia, with the Krist­dem­o­krat­is­ka Par­tiet (KDS) po­li­ti­cal par­ty

He al­so helped found the Kag­ge­holms Folk­hög­sko­la college and the All­män­na Spar-Kred­it­kass­an bank.

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