Swensen, Albert D. (Albert Donald), 1915-2001
- Existence: 1915 - 2001
Albert D. Swensen (1915-2001) was a chemistry professor in Utah.
Albert Donald Swensen was born on May 28, 1915, in Provo, Utah, to John C. Swensen and Margaret Ellen Davis. He was raised a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and attended schools in Provo. He was admitted to Brigham Young University, and met his wife, Jennie Romney, while a student. They married in the Salt Lake Temple on June 15, 1937.
After graduation from BYU, Swensen pursued a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Louisiana State University, which he received in 1941. He then worked at the Naval Research Laboratory during World War II. After the war, he took a position on the Chemistry faculty at BYU and remained at the university until his retirement in 1980.
After Jennie's death, Swensen married Marjorie Seegmiller in the Salt Lake Temple on July 1, 1983. They later served a mission for the Church to Vienna, Austria, from 1984 to 1985.
Swensen died in Provo, Utah, on October 6, 2001.
Citation:Familysearch.org, via WWW, Mar. 4, 2016 (Albert Donald Swensen; b. May 28, 1915 in Provo, Utah; parents: John C. Swensen and Margaret Ellen Davis; baptized into Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1923; m. June 15, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Jennie Romney (1914-1980); m. July 1, 1983 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Juna Marjorie Hanseen Seegmiller (1920-2013); attended Brigham Young University; Ph.D. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University, 1941; worked at Naval Research Laboratory during World War II; joined Chemistry faculty at BYU in 1946; retired from university in 1980; served mission with Marjorie to Vienna, Austria, 1984-1985; d. Oct. 6, 2001 in Provo, Utah)
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Reproduction of a photograph of Anthony C. Lund near the peak of Mount Timpanogos by Albert D. Swensen, 1912. Print created between 1970 and 1975.
Albert D. Swensen photograph of reception for President and Mrs. Franklin Stewart Harris, 1921 October
Reproduction of a photograph of reception for President and Mrs. Franklin S. Harris by Albert D. Swensen, October 1921. Print created between 1970 and 1975.