Hjermstad, Christian A. H. (1869-1942) | Nordic

Name: Hjermstad, Christian A. H. (1869-1942)
Fuller Form: Hjermstad, Christian August Hanson

Historical Note: Born March 20, 1869 to Rev. Ulrik Carl Severin and Georgine Christiane (Kolstad) Hjermstad in Red Wing, Minnesota. He attended Luther Academy in Albert Lea, Minnesota 1890-1891, then attended Luther College 1891-1895. At Luther College, he wrote for the College Chips and played football. Hjermstad then attended Luther Seminary, 1895-1899. He was ordained as a pastor the Norwegian Synod on January 5, 1899. Married Lillie Mae Gaarder in 1899. Served as pastor in Manistique, Michigan and Lemonweir and Elroy, Wisconsin.

Luther College Through Sixty Years, 1861-1921, eds. O.M. Norlie, O.A. Tingelstad, and Karl T. Jacobsen

Who's Who Among Pastors in the Norwegian Lutheran Synods of America, 1843-1927 by O.M. Norlie

Note Author: HRJ