Holen, Olaf (1889-) | Nordic
Name: Holen, Olaf (1889-)
Variant Name: Holen, Olav
Holen was born in Gjerpen, Norway in 1889. He immigrated in 1909. In 1920 he studied at Washington University. He served as a Lutheran pastor in Seattle and Tacoma, then was called to Roland, Iowa in 1926. He wrote articles for Skandinaven and other Norwegian-American newspapers.
Holen var født i Gjerpen, i Norge , i 1889. Han immigrerte i 1909. I 1920-åra studerte han ved Washington University. Han var prest i Seattle og i Tacoma før han ble prest i Roland, Iowa i 1926. Han skrev reisebrev til Skandinaven og andre norsk-amerikanske aviser.