Biography of Martin Hoogenson
Polk County, MN Biographies

Martin Hoogenson, of McIntosh, a well known farmer and real estate dealer, has been a resident of King township since early infancy. He was born in Otter Tail county, Minnesota, July 12, 1883, the son of Bauris and Kjestine (Rudshaugen) Hoogenson, natives of Norway. On coming to the United States, Lauris Hoogenson located in Otter Tail county aud later removed to Polk county and took a homestead in King township, where he made his home until his death in 1900. Martin Hoogenson was the eldest of three children and grew to manhood on the fair in King township and received his education in the common schools. His interests have always been identified with that township, where he is extensively associated with the farming activities, owning two hundred acres of land. Since 1913 he has resided at McIntosh and has established a prosperous real estate business at that place. Mr. Hoogenson has always faithfully discharged the duties of citizenship, taking an active interest in township affairs and has given able service in official capacity, as justice of peace and assessor. He is a member and a faithful supporter of the United Norwegian Lutheran church. Mr. Hoogenson was married in King township, March 1, 1906 to Anne Tronby, the widow of Peter Tronby, and they have three children, Berthur, Melvin and Lillian.


FROM:
Compendium of History and Biography
of Polk County, Minnesota
Maj. R. I. Holcombe, Historical Editor
William H. Bingham, Feneral Editor
W. H. Bingham & Co.
Minneapolis 1916

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