SIMONS, Jorgen

Residence: Appleton, Minnesota. Born 1845 in Norway. Came to America in 1854, settled in Wisconsin; moved to Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Post war: After the war, he became a bank cashier in Appleton. Married in 1869. Elected to the Minnesota Senate in 1881. Sources: (Ulvestad p328) (“History of the Scandinavians in the United States” by O. N. Nelson, publ. in Minneapolis, 1893. p586) “Simmons, Jorgen”