O. T. Olson

Hastings, North Dakota

is the bank treasurer. His father, Kjetel Brandbu, is from Telemarken and his mother, Julia Hagen, were from Gudbrandsdalen. He was a former publisher of the "Hastings Times", which the people great haled. The newspaper has a good editor, as it hardly ever has any errors, but he is not a Norwegian and consequently not from any region and he was not willing to have something written about him in this book.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 112


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