Claus Opsvig

Cooperstown, North Dakota

was born in Stranden on October 27, 1890. He was a student at Kristiania University in 1911 and emigrated to America 1912 to Iowa. He came to Fargo and went to Aakers Business College from 1912 to 1913. He was in Norway in 1914 as a Secretary for North Dakota’s Exhibition. He came to Cooperstown, North Dakota in 1915 and has since worked for Halvorson & Thompson Land Company where he has very good and trustworthy position.

Source: Norwegians and Norwegian Homes in America by Hans Jervell - 1916 - Page 70

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