Ivar Kristiansen

Fargo, North Dakota

was born in Lillehammer on January 23, 1886. He took his student exams at Lillehammer Gymnasium in 1904 and was a student at Kristiania University from 1904 to 1906. He came to America in 1906 to Kindred, North Dakota. He came to Fargo, North Dakota in 1907 and has lived here since. He worked for the Dakota Coffee Company for one year and for the Howland & Goodrich Grocery Store for seven years. He has been the president and has had all others positions of Trust in the Sons of Norway regional society "Kringen" in Fargo, North Dakota. It has been futile for him to find a "Better Half" so far, but notwithstanding that he is a beloved fellow.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 44

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