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       Carl H. Peterson was born in Chicago Nov. 9, 1872. He was educated in the public schools and in the Chicago Manual Training School.


Mr. Peterson is a mechanical engineer and superintendent. His office is at 623, 9 Jackson boulevard, Chicago, and his residence is at Berwyn.

 He takes an active interest in municipal matters, and has served one term as a trustee on the village board.


Mr. Peterson is a member of the Swedish Baptist Church in Berwyn and has served as chorister and church clerk. He was a member of the music committee of the male chorus Sangarbroder, affiliating with the Swedish Baptist Church in Illinois. He was president of the Jubilee Chorus at the Golden Jubilee (1902) of the Swedish Baptist Church of America. Later he was the president of the United Swedish Choirs of Chicago, whose concert on April 4, 1903. was brought to so successful an issue that 14,000 kro*or were sent to the Swedish Famine Relief Fund.

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