Smedsrud, Gordon (1920-2004) | Nordic

Name: Smedsrud, Gordon (1920-2004)
Fuller Form: Smedsrud, W. Gordon

Historical Note: Born 1920 in Waukon, IA. Earned a Bachelor of Arts from Luther College and a Masters of Divinity from Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary (now Luther Seminary) in 1945. Ordained in 1945, served as pastor at several parishes. Served as the International Luther League President 1955-1958 and director of the American Lutheran Church (ALC) Youth Office in Minneapolis from 1959-1962. Served as campus pastor and Dean of College Ministries at Luther College, 1962-1983. Passed away in 2004.
Sources: January 23, 2004 edition of the Mason City Gazette.
Note Author: HRJ