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Lee, Christopher C

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Lee, Christopher C
May 03, 2011 03:43AM
Christopher C. Lee July 26 1863 -

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File contributed for Minnesota Biographies Project by:
Michael Oiseth MOISETH@mn.rr.com July 10, 2005, 1:41 pm

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

LEE, CHRISTOPHER C., farmer, Westfield, Section 4, is a native of Norway, and was
born July 26, 1863.
He was reared on a farm and educated in the public schools. The family emigrated to
Houston County,
Minn., in 1868 and thence to Westfield, this county, in 1896. In 1885 our subject
was united in
marriage to Mary Berkvam, daughter of Ole and Isabel Berkvam, of Houston county, and
to this union
eight children have been born, of whom all survive as follows: Ingar, Clara, Hilda,
Emma, Amanda,
Oscar, Elmer and Selma. Mr. Lee is a Republican. He has been prominent in the
affairs of his locality,
having held the position of member of the school board for six years. The family are
members of the
Lutheran Church. The farm of our subject contains 159 acres, which is in a high
state of cultivation and
improvement. [page 111]
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