Dates in Office: 1926-1940
Terms in Office: 7
Age when Elected: 58
Andrew Gustaf. Lundstrom was born on April 1, 1868 in Sweden. His parents were Peter E. Lundstrom and Brita Persdotter. He married Charlotte Johnson, Ida Louise Johnson in 1894, Lucile Olson on March 14, 1918, and Selma Olson on January 3, 1923 and had seven children. He died in Logan, Utah on October 21, 1951.
Mr. Lundstsrom was a prominent local businessman, working as president and manager of the Lundstom Furniture & Carpet Company. He was a member of the Logan City Council.
Mr. Lundstom served seven 2-year terms as mayor of Logan City, the bulk of this time being the difficult economic and social years of the Great Depression. Despite these difficulties, under his administration the municipal power plant was saved and strengthened, the city tax levy was reduced, many miles of new roads were built and about $700,000 in assets added to the city's property account. Considered by many to be a true public servant, Mr. Lundstrom accepted not a cent of money and paid all his own expenses during his fourteen years as mayor.
2. "The Herald Journal". Candidate For Another Term. Logan, Utah, November 2, 1929.
3. Noble, Warrum, ed. "Utah Since Statehood: Historical and Biographical". Chicago, Illinois: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1919, 4:696-7.
~ The Logan Diesel Plant (for electricity) was established with a cost of $750,000, including the building and six diesel engines. Nine men were employed at the plant. 19
~ Logan City Fire Department purchased a Studebaker Ambulance, initiating the first ambulance service in Cache County. 26
September 9 ~ A new electric power station opened in Logan containing the largest diesel engine ever installed in the State of Utah to that point. It had a capacity of 675 horsepower, and could easily take care of the city's entire load, serving 1600 homes and businesses with electric power. 6
October 19 ~ Logan City deeded the Cache County Fairgrounds to Cache County. 37
April ~ According to the Federal Census, the population of Logan was 9,979. 54
February 3 ~ A new building for the Cache County Library (now the Logan Library) located at 90 North 100 East was dedicated. 29
~ A contractual agreement for the Cache County Library was entered into by both Cache County and the City of Logan. Thereafter, the two entities equally shared ownership of and expenses for the library. The contract was to be in force for 25 years. 29