Curt Carlson

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Birthday
9, 1914
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Feb 19, 1999 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1914
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Feb 19, 1999 (84)

About

Swedish-American entrepreneur best known as the founder of restaurant, hotel, and travel chain Carlson.

Before Fame

He was President of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at the University of Minnesota.

Trivia

He was awarded the Horatio Alger Award for Swedish-American of the Year in 1981.

Family Life

His father Charles was a Swedish immigrant to the United States.

Associated With

He and basketball coach Flip Saunders both attended the University of Minnesota.