Charles Johan Bergstrom
(1879 - 1955)
Charles Johan Bergstrom was active/lived in Michigan, Illinois / Norway. Charles Bergstrom is known for landscape, genre, mountains, mural.
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Biography Charles Johan Bergstrom
Charles Bergstrom was born Carl Johan Bergström on January 26, 1879 in Strandebarm Parish, Hordaland, Norway. His parents, August and Maria Bergstrom, had come from Sweden for a few years while August worked in the iron mines of Norway. In 1881 he, his sister Anna, and his parents came to America. A sister, Selma, was born in Chicago in 1883, and sister Esther was born in Omaha in 1884, before the family returned to Chicago and then settled in La Grange, Illinois in 1900. He took art lessons from the Art Institute in Chicago.
Charles Bergstrom first worked as a bookkeeper for the Malleable Casting Works Company in Chicago from 1902-1920 and then became a commercial artist at 311 River Sreet, Chicago, before becoming a free-lance art
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