Dr. U. F. Busch

Fargo, North Dakota

was born in Bergen on May 9, 1867. He was a student since 1886, and a medical candidate at Kristiania University in 1895. After he finished his Candidate Service at Bergens hospital, he was at the founding of the Kristiania Birthing Center and at Rigs hospital. He stayed in Berlin from 1897 to 1898 where he studied surgery and women's diseases. In 1899 he settled down as a doctor in Kristiania, where he worked as a doctor at Myren’s mechanical workshop and had a sufficient practice. He moved to America in June 1905 and first practiced in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota until November of 1906. After that he went to Hillsboro, North Dakota in 1908 where he operated a private hospital. In November of 1908 he settled down in Fargo, North Dakota where his activity as a doctor has been an important attachment to St. Lukas Hospital. With a number of successful operations he has earned himself a reputable name as a one of the Northwest’s most capable surgeons. Dr. Busch was Member of the deputation which in 1911 wenbt to Kristiania University’s year 1900 Jubilee and represented Norwegian academicians that settled in America.

He married Dagmar Tscherning of Kristiania on October 19, 1902. They have a son, who like his father and grandfather honors the name Ulrich Frederik. Both have won themselves many friends in Fargo, North Dakota and the Northwest with their loveworthiness.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 79

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