Master of Mechanical Engineering, Hon Dr. Eng.
Technical director and Vice Managing Director of
AB Volvo 1926-1952
Born July 8, 1887 in Vintrosa, County of Örebro, son of
Lars Larson, farmer, and Hulda Bernhardina Magnusson.
Died July 4, 1968 in Båstad, County of Kristianstad.
Married 1918, to Elin Octavia Fröberg, born July 2, 1890.
Four children: Erik, Anders, Gunnel and Britt
1911-1916 Worked for engine manufacturer White &
Poppe, Ltd, in Coventry England.
1913-1917 Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
1917-1919 SKF, Göteborg.
1919-1920 SKF, Katrineholm.
1920-1926 AB Galco, Stockholm.
1927 Founded AB Volvo together with
1926-1952 Technical Manager and Executive Vice
President in AB Volvo.
1952-1958 Member of the Board.
1952-1968 Consultant to AB Volvo.