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Date: 11/9/2004 at 13:57:39

Biography reproduced from page 479 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:

Ole Olson was born in Norway in 1860. When eight years of age he came with his parents to the United States, locating in Winneshiek Co., Iowa. After remaining there two years, they removed to Algona, and two years afterward came to Swea, Greenwood township, and purchased eighty acres of land on section 4, township 99, range 30. He is still living here with his father and now holds the position of postmaster. Mr. Olson is a member of the Augustana Lutheran Church. In politics he is a republican. Mr. Olsonís father is a native of Sweden, his mother of Norway. They also belong to the Lutheran Church.


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