Erik Gustaf Larson

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.
1926-1952    Technical Manager and Executive Vice
                      President in AB Volvo.
1952-1958    Member of the Board.
1952-1968    Consultant to AB Volvo.