T. H. Thorson was born on the
broad Atlantic Ocean, Aug. 5, 1850. His parents were then
en route for America. They came at once to Iowa, and
settled in Fayette County, where the mother died in 1857.
The subject of this sketch received his education in
Fayette County, and in 1879 came to Clayton County, and
settled on section 17, Marion Township. He is quite an
extensive land-owner, and at present is farming 247 acres
of good land. He is a member of the Norwegian Lutheran
church. He affiliates with the Republican party.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 936
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