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 Luther College through sixty years, 1861-1921

Pictures and Biographical information courtesy of Sharyl Ferrall

Luther College Old Main 1865 Photo by Sharyl Ferrall

Knute Olson Eittreim

Photo submitted by Sharyl Ferrall

Luther College faculty biography and personal information, pg 93 & 103

Knute Olson Eittreim, 1918-. Attended Red Wing Seminary, 1888-1889, Beeman's Business College, Red Wing, Minn., 1889-1890; Bookkeeper, Chicago, 1890-1895; attended Chicago Theological Seminary, 1895-1900 (Cand. Theol., 1900); Lutheran Pastor, Creston, Ill., 1900-1911; Teacher, Jewell Lutheran College, Jewell, Iowa, 1911-1918, President, 1912-1918; Co-editor of "The Lutheran Hymnary", 1913; Teacher of Commercial Subjects and Christianity, Luther College, 1918-1919, Professor of the same subjects, 1922-present; Treasurer of Luther College, 1920-present.

Personal information: Born June 15, 1870 in Fort Dodge, Iowa; parents: Ole O. & Martha Eittreim; married Anne Maria Digerness in 1893. Residence, Decorah, Iowa.

He is also pictured in the Luther Faculty, 1922 photo

Photo submitted by Sharyl Ferrall

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