1869–1949

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 18, 1869, Hus­by, Da­lar­na, Swe­den.

Died: Ap­ril 11, 1949, Se­lah, Wash­ing­ton.

Buried: Ter­race Heights Mem­or­i­al Park, Ya­ki­ma, Wash­ing­ton.

Biography

Hjalmar was the son of Aar­on and Lou­isa Sund­quist, and hus­band of Ca­rol Sund­quist.

Emigrating to Am­er­i­ca at age 20, he at­tend­ed Knox Col­lege, Gal­es­burg, Il­li­nois, and the Chi­ca­go The­o­log­ic­al Sem­ina­ry.

He served pas­tor­ates at the Cov­en­ant Church in Gales­burg (1891–97), and First Cov­en­ant Church, St. Paul, Min­ne­so­ta, un­til 1905.

He ed­it­ed the Swed­ish news­pa­per Vecko­blad­et for five years, then moved to Wash­ing­ton af­ter de­vel­op­ing health prob­lems.

He raised ap­ples there, and taught Sun­day School at the First Pres­by­ter­ian Church in Yak­i­ma.

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