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BORN: January 13, 1878 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Studied art at the Royal Academy in Stockholm and studied architectural drafting and design at the Stockholm School of Applied Arts, he was mostly a self-taught artist. He immigrated to the United States in 1900 and worked several years as an advertising art director at a commercial art and sign company in Chicago. In 1905 Lindberg met, courted, and married Alma Esser.
Lindberg then resided in Minneapolis for two years before coming to Milwaukee in 1911. From 1911 to 1915 Lindberg was employed as an artist for the Meyer-Rotier Company, a local printing and binding firm.
Lindberg then returned to Minnesota, where he was an instructor in the Fine Arts Department of the University of Minnesota. He left teaching and moved to Omaha, Nebraska to work for a large printing company, the Acorn Press. In 1933 Lindberg moved again to Milwaukee, where he stayed until his death from cancer on September 22, 1949. His wife,...