The Papers of Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen, 1911-1993
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Brief Description: Documentation consists of postcards and letters from Eugene F. Jorgenson (her father), 1911-1913; photographs, early 1900's; biography of Eugene F. Jorgenson and Jacob E. Jorgenson; Luther College programs; college transcript of Eugene Jorgenson.
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Record Series Number: LCA/RG15/Jorgensen, E
Created by: Jorgensen, Eugene Ferdinand (1896-1897)
Volume: 0.8 Linear Feet
Biographical Note for Jorgensen, Eugene Ferdinand (1896-1897) :

Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen was born in 1896 in Bode, Iowa.  He attended Luther College from 1911 to 1917.  After graduation he was employed as Principal of a high school in Hillsboro, North Dakota.  During World War I, Krueger served in the Army.  After returning from military service he became the superintendent of the Werner, North Dakota high school.  In 1926, he married Pauline Ziner and they had four children together.  That same year they left North Dakota for Vivian, South Dakota where he became a school superintendent until 1935, followed by superintendent of schools in Selby, South Dakota.  In 1938, he moved to Aberdeen, South Dakota holding the position of State Director of the South Dakota Employment Service until his retirement in 1964.


Jensen var teolog. Han var født i 1841 i Osen, Østerdalen. Han utvandra i 1867. Etter studieår ved Concordia Seminary i St. Louis, 1867-1870, var han prest i Wisconsin. Senere var han prest på ulike steder i Midtvesten, før han slo seg ned i Minneapolis. Han ga ut mange sangbøker, blant annet Sangbok for Børn og Ungdom (1878), Børneharpen I-IV (1883-1894) og De unges sangbog (1900).

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Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) - Students
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PreferredCitation: Cite unpublished materials: Eugene Ferdinand Jorgensen Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revisions: 11/20/19: EC updated the preferred citation.