Erik Gustaf Larson


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 Assar Gabrielsson.
image text: Erik Gustaf Larson
in Swedish

1926-1952   
Technical Manager and Executive Vice  President in AB Volvo.

1952-1958   
Member of the Board.

1952-1968   
Consultant to AB Volvo.