Melvin Hansen

Cooperstown, North Dakota

is the assistant treasurer at the State Bank. He was born in America of Norwegian parents in Green County, Wisconsin. His father, Hans Hansen, was from Hadeland and his mother, Inga Dalen, was from Østerdalsaet. She was born in America. He has lived in Cooperstown for seven years. He was the deputy Register of Deeds for six years and has been in the bank in his present position for one year.

His wife, Dorthea Kleven, is the daughter of Pastor Kleven, Minneota, Minnesota.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 135


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