Gunnar P. Norén


Gunnar P. Norén was born Dec. 21, 1862, in Ansås, Skåne, Sweden. He emigrated in 1886, with Minneapolis, Minn., as his destination. After due preparation in private schools here in America, he entered the Emanuel Academy and later continued at Augustana College. Then he took up medical studies at the Keokuk Medical College, West Pennsylvania University, and in three different hospitals. He now practices his profession in Kewanee, Ill.

Dr. Norén was married in 1899 to Miss Emma Johnson of Minneapolis, Minn. Both are members of the Swedish Lutheran Church.

Dr. Norén is connected with many medical societies, such as the Physicians’ Club of Kewanee, of which he has been president, the Galva District Medical Society, Henry Co. Medical Association, the Illinois State Medical Society, and the American Medical Association.

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