Karl Erik Filip Svensson was more commonly known as Philip Swanson, the site author’s paternal grandfather. His parents are Carl Simon and Emma Kristina Svensson.
Philip as a young man:
He was born in Barnarp, Jonkoping, Sweden on March 7th, 1905:
And the Affidavit for Philip Swanson by Charles Otto Johnson is below:
We recently received this image from Rune Boström, a cousin of Philip’s who resides in Sweden, of Charles Johnson:
Below are images from Philip’s Passport:
Passport Page 1
Passport Page 2
Passport Page 3
Passport Page 4
Passport Page 5
Passport Page 6
On February 10th, 1934, Philip married Lydia Mattson.
Below you will find the Citizenship Certificate for Philip Swanson :
Phil passed on in 1969, having worked his whole life as a furniture maker. I will always recall his kind demeanor and his love.
A typed Bulletin from the Services for Phil :
Phil Swanson Obit’s :