Per O Westman
Born in Skövde, Sweden
Died in Hjo, Sweden 2012
Use to work as an upholsterer during
1941 - 1970
in Skövde as well as in Tibro.
Worked later as a civil servant at
"The Employment Exchange"
Gothenburg 1970 - 1978 and in
Skövde 1978 - 1992.
I was born 1927 in Skövde as a son of a
house-painter - Ernst Westman (1881 - 1939)
- and his wife Emma, born Lindqvist (1895 - 1963). In the family were born five children
sons and two daughters. Among the children I was the last but one. Lived
Skövde 1927 - 53, in Tibro 1953 - 58, in Skövde 1958 - 70, in
Gothenburg 1970 - 78
and from 1978 I and my family live in Hjo.
In the thirties most children, like me, went to
elemantary school for six
years of age I started to work on my spared time at an
upholstery shop and at fourtheen
I got an employment as an apprentice at
that shop and
in due time I was a full paid
upholsterer and got my journeyman's
certificate in 1949. As an upholsterer I
Skövde (22 years) and in Tibro (6 years).
In 1970 I got a job as a civil servant at "The Employment Exchange" in
and worked there for eight years.
On my own request
I, in 1978, got
a transfer to the
same authority in Skövde.
I was retired in 1992.
The house in Lilla Mörke, Skövde Sweden, where I lived
1927-1948. The part where the family lived is framed.
The same house in Lilla Mörke. A picture
Our house in Hjo where I and my family lived 1978-2008.
Winter in Hjo, Sweden 1997.