E. E. Bilden

Fargo, North Dakota

is from Hadeland and is the music instructor for the North Dakota State Band in Pekin, Tolna, McVille, Blabon and Sherbrooks. He builds pipe organs and has a piano franchise. He was born on December 3, 1867 and came to America, to Minnesota in 1889 and now has been a music instructor in Minnesota and North Dakota for 21 years.

His wife, Maren Loken, is from scenic Loken in Valdres. They have one daughter, Bergliot, who is also very musical. It can best be said about this man is, that he is happy with music and everything as an honorable Norwegian.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 132

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