Honorees

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Sweden Day Honorees …..Through The Years

Since 1942, The Sweden Day Committee Honors an individual, Couple or Organization that has shown their dedication, promotion and love of their Scandinavian heritage within the community over the years.

 

In 2017 we honor Alice Schmutz as “Woman of The Year”

We honor her for the dedication, promotion and love of her Scandinavian heritage within the Scandinavian community and abroad.

 

Send a congratulations to Alice in the

2017 Sweden Day Journal!

Click this link to download the Journal Contract 2017!

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Below are the past Honorees from 1942 to present

1942 – *Col. Hans Lagerloef

1943 – *Emil F. Johnson

1943 – *Charles K Johansen

1944 – *Hilmer Lunbeck, Sr.

1945 – *Dr. Ewald B. Lawson

1946 – *Dr. Amandus Johnson

1947 – *Arthur W. Wallander

1948 – *Vice Adm. Charles Rosendahl

1949 – *Dr. Ernst F. W. Alexanderson

1950 – *G. Hilmer Lundbeck, Jr.

1951 – *Dr. Andrew P. Clauson, Jr

1952 – *Charles W. Hanson

1953 – *Gerhard T. Rooth

1954 – *Lennart Nylander

1955 – *George P. Johansen

1956 – *Dr. Harry R. Berglind

1957 – *Andrew G. Hagstrom

1958 – *Carl U. Ackerlind

1959 – *Gustav Nyselius

1960 – *Peter B. Hanson

1961 – *Rudolph F. Bannow

1962 – *Erik Kronvall

1963 – *Nils R. Johaneson

1964 – *Earnest B. Bearnarth

1965 – *Tore H. Nilhert

1966 – *Arthur W. Peterson

1967 – *Mrs. Ingrid Magnuson

1968 – *Tore Tallroth

1969 – *George Agrell

1970 – *Edward Swanson

1971 – *Arvid Anderson

1972 – *Kjell Lagerström

1973 – *Lt. Col. Olof Lundgren

1974 – *Harold N. Johnson

1975 – Gunnar Lonaeus

1976 – *Edward Bjork

1977 – *Gustave W. Kvaldén

1978 – *Henry Anderson

1979 – Arvid Anderson

1980 – *Henry Anderson

1980 – *Agnes Carlson

1981 – *Tore Nordgren

1982 – *Bengt Friedman

1983 – Björn Ahlström

1984 – *Ralph Kindblom

1985 – *John Wennstrom

1986 – *Rev. Evert Olson

1987 – *Dr. Viola Spongberg – Holmberg

1988 – *Harry & Mildred Hedin

1989 – *William & Anita Olson

1990 – *Ruth Johnson

1990 – *Gustave Johnson

1991 – *Theodore Gronroos

1992 – *Consul General Arne Thorén & Mrs. Arne Thorén

1993 – *Alvalene P. Karlsson

1994 – *Betty E. Persson

1995 – *Ambassador Franklin S. Forsberg

1996 – *Randy Widman

1996 – Jeanne Eriksson Widman Andersen

1997 – Consul General Dag-Sebastian Ahlander

& Mrs. Gunilla Von Arbin

1998 – *Ed & Miriam Emerson

1999 – Rev. Johan & Mrs. Bodil Wierup

2000 – Artie & Nancy Carlson

2001 – *Dr. George Simpson

2002 – FDNY Viking Association

2003 – Consul General Olle Wästberg

2004 – *Kenneth H. Johnson

2005 – Peter & Karin Norrman

2006 – The Swedish Folkdancers of New York

2007 – Elaine McGrath

2008 – Richy Bergenson

2009 – Brian G. Andersson

2010 – Ken & Susan Olson

2011 – Barnklubben Elsa Rix #1

2012 – Nordstjernan ( Ulf & Mette Mårtensson )

2013 – Ellen Lindstrom

2014 – Elizabeth Dahlstrom & *Nancy Dahlstrom – McCann

2015 – Chad Widman

2016 – Wayne Soderlund