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 David Phillip Lindberg

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David Phillip Lindberg

Birth
Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois, USA
Death
15 Jan 1981 (aged 77)
Green Valley, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
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From Obit.
Former Mayor Lindberg dies
David P. Lindberg, 77, of Green Valley, Ariz., mayor of Galesburg from 1941-45 died early today at his home.
He was born March 16, 1903, in Galesburg. He married Esther Sand in Galesburg in 1927.
Surviving are his widow; one son, Max Lindberg of Green Valley, Ariz.; two sisters, Elna Fosburg and Mrs. Frank (Martha) Swedlund, both of Galesburg; three brothers, Gene in Florida and Carl and Paul, both in California; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Known as the "box car mayor", Lindberg worked 49 years for the C.B. & Q. Railroad. He was a car checker and later a conductor. He was an alderman from 1935-41 and was a critic of the council-manager system of government. First aid training was made mandatory for policemen and firefighters under Lindberg's administration. Lindberg was defeated in the 1965 election by Robert Cabeen.
Lindberg retired from the railroad in 1968. He and his wife moved to Arizona in October 1976. He had been a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and was a contributor to the Galesburg Rescue Mission.
Funeral and cremation rites will be accorded in Arizona. Swan Funeral Home, Tucson, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church, the family said.

From Obit.
Former Mayor Lindberg dies
David P. Lindberg, 77, of Green Valley, Ariz., mayor of Galesburg from 1941-45 died early today at his home.
He was born March 16, 1903, in Galesburg. He married Esther Sand in Galesburg in 1927.
Surviving are his widow; one son, Max Lindberg of Green Valley, Ariz.; two sisters, Elna Fosburg and Mrs. Frank (Martha) Swedlund, both of Galesburg; three brothers, Gene in Florida and Carl and Paul, both in California; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Known as the "box car mayor", Lindberg worked 49 years for the C.B. & Q. Railroad. He was a car checker and later a conductor. He was an alderman from 1935-41 and was a critic of the council-manager system of government. First aid training was made mandatory for policemen and firefighters under Lindberg's administration. Lindberg was defeated in the 1965 election by Robert Cabeen.
Lindberg retired from the railroad in 1968. He and his wife moved to Arizona in October 1976. He had been a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen and was a contributor to the Galesburg Rescue Mission.
Funeral and cremation rites will be accorded in Arizona. Swan Funeral Home, Tucson, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the First Lutheran Church, the family said.

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