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Larson, Andrew J

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Larson, Andrew J
May 03, 2011 03:42AM
Andrew J. Larson January 12 1865 -

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File contributed for Minnesota Biographies Project by:
Michael Oiseth MOISETH@mn.rr.com July 10, 2005, 1:35 pm

Author: R. L. Polk & Co. The County of Dodge, Minnesota, 1905.
Topographical, Historical, Pictorial, Miscellaneous. St. Paul: R. L. Pol
& Co., 1905.

LARSON, ANDREW J., farmer, Canisteo Township, Section 36, was born in Vernon
Township January 12,
1865, and with the exception of twenty-eight years, 1871 to 1899, spent in Lac Qui
Parle County, has
been a continuous resident of this county. His parents, Jacob and Betsy (Anderson)
Larson, were earlier
settlers, his father being a farmer. Our subject was reared on a farm and sent to
the public schools of
Lac Qui Parle County. In 1898 he was married to Miss Thea Larson, a daughter of
Gullick Larson, a
prominent pioneer of Canisteo Township. By this marriage four children were born:
Jacob, Anna and
two who died in infancy. The family of our subject affiliates with the Norwegian
Lutheran Church. Mr.
Larson is a Republican in politics and has served the public in the capacity of
highway overseer, and is a
member of the school board. He is the owner of a fine farm, and enjoys the good will
of his neighbors.
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