Factoid Friday Posted on March 16th, 2012 by

On this day in 1916, the founder of Gustavus, Eric Norelius passed away. He had  been a minister, teacher, author,  and church leader in the Midwest for over 60 years. In 1967,  the College dedicated its new co-educational residence hall to him—a fitting touch, since Norelius supported co-education from the College’s founding in 1862.


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