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Louis Anderson is a native of Denmark, born in 1856. In 1864 he emigrated to America and located in Marquette county, Michigan. He came to Cass county in June, 1869, accompanying his parents, who took land and opened a farm upon which they still reside. Louis was educated in this country and received a liberal education. He was married December 25, 1878, to Rossetta Brown, and they have two children--Edith and Annie. Mr. Anderson owns a farm of eighty acres, all under cultivation. At the time time he came to the county there was but one or two houses in Anita, and Atlantic was a small village.

Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex, from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 689.

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