Trygve A Rovelstad
(1903 - 1990)
Trygve A. Rovelstad was active/lived in Illinois. Trygve Rovelstad is known for sculpture, medalist, designer.
Biography Trygve A. Rovelstad
Elgin, Illinois native Trygve A. Rovelstad was a renowned sculptor and medalist. He was sculptor of the City of Elgin's monumental bronze Pioneer Family Memorial. He was the nation's first medalist sculptor of the U.S. War Department and designed numerous U.S. military medals, and other civilian and commemorative medals. He was selected as the editor and designer of the "American Roll of Honor" located in St. Paul's Cathedral, London. He was the sculptor of the Senator Barr statue displayed in the State of Illinois Capitol Rotunda.
Born on September 27, 1903, in Elgin, Illinois, to Norwegian immigrant parents, Trygve Rovelstad attended Lowrie Grade School and Elgin High School, where he excelled in art classes. After graduati
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