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Lenus Hagglund


Posted By: S. Ferrall (email)
Date: 5/6/2004 at 23:40:44

Lenus Hagglund
Representative from Page county, Iowa, was born in Sweden, May 11,
1864. He came to Illinois, Henry county, with his parents, August,
1867. Then moved with his parents in the spring of 1876 to a farm near
Essex, Page county, Iowa. He has always lived on a farm since coming to
the United States and the farm on which he is now living has been owned
and occupied by him for thirty-three years. Attended the rural schools
and one winter attended the Western Normal college at shenandoah. Has
always taken an active part in church, schools and public affairs. Has
served as township trustee, school director, president of the school
board, school secretary and treasurer, member of the county board of
education, president of the Page county farm bureau and also treasurer
of same. Was married to Alice Seablom, March 19, 1891. To this union
five children were born, four sons and one daughter. All living except
one, who was killed in an accident on the harvest field August, 1919.
He is a member of the Presbyterian church. Elected representative in
1926. Republican in politics.

source: Iowa Official Register 1927-1928; Biographies of State
Representatives; pg. 243

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