NYVALL, DAVID: Lutheran; b. at Vall, in the parish of Karlskoga, Varmland, Sweden, Jan. 19, 1863. He was educated at the gymnasium of Gafle, the University of Upsala (1882-84), and the Carolingian Medical Institute, Stockholm (1884-1885). Leaving Sweden for the United States, he was instructor in a private school in Minneapolis, Minn. (1886-87), pastor of the Swedish Evangelical mission church, Sioux City, Ia. (1887-88), instructor in the Swedish department of the Chicago Theological Seminary (1888-90), instructor and principal of a private school in Minneapolis and assistant editor of the weekly Veckobladet (1890-91), president of the same school when enlarged and taken under the control of the Swedish Evangelical Mission Covenant (1891-94), and president of the North Park College, Chicago (the new Covenant school), and instructor in New Testament, Swedish, and other subjects in the same institution (1894-1905). Since 1905 he has been president of Walden College, McPherson, Kan. He has also been secretary of the Swedish Evangelical Mission Covenant (1896-1903). In theology he is an orthodox Lutheran. He has written: Versi och Saga (Minneapolis, Minn., 1890), poems; Minnesblad (Chicago, 1892), six addresses to the young; Medsols (1898), three patriotic addresses to the young; Soken Guds Rike (1901), addresses to the young; Skogsdrillar (1901), poems; and My Business (McPherson, Kan., 1905), eight addresses to the young:
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