14 February 1860
In 1882, he graduated from the Freiberg Mining Academy. His degree was in mining engineering.
About Waldemar Lindgren
Swedish-American geologist who was best known as one of the founders of modern economic geology. In 1905, he founded the journal Economic Geology. Throughout his time, he contributed over 30 papers to the journal.
He is the son of Johan and Emma Lindgren.
Friends and colleagues
He and David A. Johnston were both geologists.
In 1924, he served as President of the Geological Society of America. He helped build the Northern Pacific Railway that stretched from St. Paul, Minnesota, to Portland, Oregon.