Born: December 17, 1856, Gunnarskog, Värmland, Sweden.
Died: October 30, 1934, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Andrew was the son of Andrew Skoog and Marie Erickson, and husband of Augusta C. Delander. He used a middle initial, but had no middle name.
His family emigrated to America in 1869. After a few years, they moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he was a church music director and taught in a parochial school.
From 1891–96, Skoog was on the Minneapolis city council. He served as organist, choir director, and Sunday School superintendent at the Swedish Tabernacle in Minneapolis (1886–1916).
He edited and published Veckobladet, a Swedish language paper, edited seven hymnals, including The Covenant Hymnal, and wrote over 300 hymns and anthems. His other works include: