Bergh, Christian

Bergh, Christian:

see under Bergh, HenryBergh, Henry
, 1811–88, American philanthropist, b. New York City. He founded (1866) the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This organization, the first of its kind in the country, was granted the authority to enforce local animal protection laws by
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The current members of the board Kaj-Gustaf Bergh, Christian Elfving, Paul Hartwall, Outi Henriksson, Leena Laitinen, Juha Metsala and Raimo Valo are proposed to be re-elected for the term that expires at the closing of the Annual General Meeting in 2018.