Robert Eugene Dahlberg

Photo added by Glenda Ragan

Robert Eugene Dahlberg

  • Birth 3 Sep 1890 Colorado, USA
  • Death 28 Oct 1982 Auburn, Placer County, California, USA
  • Burial Auburn, Placer County, California, USA
  • Plot 616B-5
  • Memorial ID 43712815

Placer Herald - Feb. 17, 1934
Chamber of Commerce
Bob Dahlberg will be acting president.

Was president until 1942.
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He was a charter member of the Auburn Host Lions Club as well as a member of Eureka Lodge 16, Knights Templar of Auburn, Auburn 100F Lodge and Auburn Rebekah Lodge and an active member of the Methodist Church since 1909.
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Son of Swedish immigrants. He was born in Idaho Springs, Colo. When the Dahlberg family moved to Auburn in 1909, he worked in the Mountain Quarry.

Dahlberg owned and operated the Johnson Hardware in Auburn between 1929 and 1952. He catered to the miners in the early days. He was well know in the mining industry.
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After World War II, Dahlbert played a part in convincing California authorities to take over the operation of DeWitt Military Hospital as a state facility.
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He helped plan the move of Placer College to the present Sierra College campus in Rocklin and was one of the founders of Placer Savings and Loan Association.
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In his later years he took up oil painting as a hobby. He was also known in the community for the construction of a miniature castle made from 10 different types of stone gathered from as far away as Vermont.
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children:

Eugene E., Annabelle Smyth, Dorothy Owen and Lois Geiger


Family Members


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  • Created by: Glenda Ragan
  • Added: 30 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43712815
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Eugene Dahlberg (3 Sep 1890–28 Oct 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43712815, citing Old Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Placer County, California, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Ragan (contributor 47164677) .