T. G. Jensen
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Date: 5/18/2009 at 15:03:24
IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934
BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE REPRESENTATIVES
T. G. JENSEN, Kimballton. - Representative from Audubon county, was born near Manitowoc, Wisconsin, August 8, 1874. At the age of nine he moved with his parents to Audubon county, Iowa, where he has resided ever since. He attended
Elk Horn high school during the winter terms of 1890-92, and the Omaha Business college in the winter term of 1893-94. He attended the lincoln Normal University at Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1895-96 and Highland Park College, Des Moines, in 1897-98. A carpenter by trade, he helped to found the Kimballton Construction Company of Kimballtown, Iowa, in the fall of 1904. In 1914 the name was changed to the Jensen Construction Company, of which he has been owner ever since. In 1905 he married Kirstine Simonsen and is the father of four sons and four daughters. Member of Evangelical Lutheran church. Serving first
terms in the legislature. A democrat.
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