Mr. Birger Arnbom
Birger Arnbom was born on October
21, 1901, in Sundborn, Sweden. He came to the United States when he was 3
years old in 1903. They moved to Portland in 1911. He married Ella
M. and they had two daughters; Mrs. Jack London and Mrs. Kenneth Walton.
Mr. Armbom was an instructor at Benson Polytechnic High School for 25
years. Birger was a faithful worshiper at Temple, of which he baptized and
became a member on April 8, 1928. He was Superintendent of the Sunday School for several
years. When I attended Benson High School in the late 1950's, Mr. Arnbom
was my counselor. He also taught wood shop.
Birger Arnbom died on November 27, 1961.
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