Oscar Johnson

Mayville, North Dakota

is the accountant at the Mayville Motor Company. He was born in America of Norwegian parents in Red Wood County Minnesota on March 2, 1893. His father, Halvor Johnson, came from Telemarken and his mother, Gunhild, was also from there.

He got his education at public schools in Belview, Minnesota and graduated in 1912 from Wilmar Seminar, Minnesota. When he became 21 years old he gained employment as a professor with the Brufladt Academy, Portland, North Dakota where he taught in Handelsfag. He took over his present position last year.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 110


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