Attorney Henry Leum

Mayville, North Dakota

was born on May 9, 1886 at a farm six miles from Mayville. His father, Jens C. Leum, emigrated from Feiring about 40 years ago. His mother Mathilde Olstad was born in America of Norwegian parents. They were from Gausdal.

Leum received his education at the Brufladt Academy in Portland, North Dakota. He graduated from South Dakota’s University law department. He has lowered himself as a lawyer in Mayville three years ago.

His wife, Clara Findal, was born in America of Norwegian parents. Leum is the city Auditor and a candidate for States Attorney in Traill County, North Dakota.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 145

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