Bachelor of Economics, Hon Dr. of Economics
Founder of Volvo. Managing Director of AB Volvo 1926-1956 and Head of the Volvo Group. Chairman of AB Volvo 1956-1962.
Born August 13, 1891 in Korsberga, County of Skaraborg, son of Gabriel Nathanael Gabrielsson, bailiff, and Anna Helmina Larsson.
Died May 28, 1962 in the parish of Vasa, Göteborg.
Married 1916, to Anna Teresia Andersson, born December 19, 1890. Four children: Lars, Barbro, Jan and Bo.
1912-1916 Employed as stenographer in the Chancellery
of the Lower House of the Swedish
Parliament. He also helped out in his fathers
1916-1920 Employed at SKF in Göteborg.
1920-1922 Managing Director of the SKF subsidiary
1923-1926 Sales Manager at SKF in Göteborg.
1926-1956 Managing Director in AB Volvo.
1956-1962 Chairman of the board of AB Volvo.