Emil Jorgenson, of McIntosh, local agent for the St. Anthony and Dakota Lumber Company, is a native of Polk
county, born in Knute township, June 15, 1885, the son of Marcus and Hedda Jorgenson, natives of Norway, who settled
in Polk county in 1884; the father becoming a well known farmer of the county, where they continue to make their
home. Emil Jorgenson was reared on the Knute township homestead and received his education in the country schools.
He remained on the farm until he was twentytwo years of age and then entered upon his commercial career, his first
activity being in the lumber business and with the exception of two years spent in the employment of a telephone
company, has continued to devote his attention to the lumber interests, where his ability and successful experience
have won him rapid promotion and wide recognition. In July, 1913, he located in McIntosh, as the local manager
for the St. Anthony & Dakota Lumber Co. Mr. Jorgenson is one of the progressive and enterprising business men
and citizens of the town in which he lives and is actively interested in matters of public moment and in the promotion
of the general welfare and growth. He is a member of the St. Johns Lutheran church.
Compendium of History and Biography
of Polk County, Minnesota
Maj. R. I. Holcombe, Historical Editor
William H. Bingham, Feneral Editor
W. H. Bingham & Co.
Also see [ Railway Officials in America 1906