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John Alexis Edgren, Our Founder

John Alexis Edgren's Biography

John Alexis Edgren's Biography

In recent weeks, our president Jay Barnes, has quoted from the book John Alexis Edgren, Soldier, Educator, Author, Journalist , by L. J. Ahlstrom (© 1938).  This biography is freely available in a number of electronic formats:

- in the Bethel University Digital Library, along with other books about Bethel’s history in the eBooks collection.

Preview of  Digital Library View:

Edgren biography in Digital Library

Preview of Flip Book View

Edgren Page Flip View

It is also available in alternate formats at archive.org or openlibrary.org. Please feel free to contact the library if you have any questions.

If you want to learn more about Edgren, follow this link to see what else the Digital Library has in its collections about him.