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Nordvold, Olaf O. "O.O."

House 1887-88 (District 21)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Goodhue

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1844 (uncertain)
Birth Place: Lesje, Gudbrandsdalen
Birth County:
Birth Country: Norway
Date of Death:
Gender: Male
Religion: Lutheran
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: O.O.
City of Residence (when first elected): White Willow
Occupation (when first elected): Farmer/Former Parochial School Teacher, Goodhue County/Former Teacher, Norway

EDUCATION

High School, Norway; Secondary;
Asker Seminary for Teachers, Norway; College Graduate; 1864

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Government: Zumbrota, Minnesota (Supervisor, 3 years); 1??? to 1???
Municipal Government: Zumbrota, Minnesota (Town Treasurer, 8 years); 1??? to 1???
Postmaster: White Willow, Minnesota (Under Presidents Harrison and Cleveland, 8 years); 18?? to 189?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Esther C. Klevgaard (married on March 25, 1873)
Children: Eight children (Seven while in office): Olaf M., Jesse C., Adolph E., Sverre P., and Harold O. (born after he left office), (sons); Maria J., Olga M., and Agnes O. (daughters)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Iowa in 1869. He moved to Minnesota in 1869.

He was a member of Lands Church in Goodhue County, Minnesota.

Religion provided by History of Goodhue County, Minnesota, 1909.

Total Days Served: 735

SESSIONS SERVED

25th Legislative Session (1887-1888)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 21
Elected: 11/2/1886
Residence: White Willow
Term of Office: 1/4/1887 to 1/7/1889
Counties Represented: Goodhue
Occupation: Farmer/Former Parochial School Teacher, Goodhue County/Former Teacher, Norway
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Federal Relations
  • Incorporations