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Larry Keith Torgerson

Larry Keith Torgerson, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1964, United States District Court Minnesota 1964, Wisconsin 1970, Iowa 1970, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1971, United States Tax Court 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1981, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981.

Background

  • Torgerson, Larry Keith was born on August 25, 1935 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States. Son of Fritz G. and Lu (Hillman) Torgerson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Drake University, 1958. Master of Arts, Drake University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Drake University, 1963.

      Juris Doctor, Drake University, 1968. Master of Arts, Iowa University, 1962. Certified, The Hague Academy International Law, The Netherlands, 1969.

      Master of Laws, University Minnesota, 1969. Master of Laws, Columbia University, 1971. Master of Laws, University Missouri, 1976.

      Program for Management Development, Harvard University, 1973. Master of Education, 1974.

    Career

    • Assistant Corporate Counsel 1st Bank Stock Corporation (88 Banks), Minneapolis, 1963-1967, 1st Service Corporation (27 insurance agencies, computer subsidiary), Minneapolis, 1965-1967. Vice president, trust officer National City Bank, 1967-1969. Senior member Torgerson Law Firm, Northwood, Iowa, 1969-1987.

      Trustee, general counsel Torgerson Farms, 1967—2009, Redbirch Farms, Kensett, Iowa, 1987—2002, Sunburst Farms, Grafton, 1987—2009, Gold Dust Farms, Bolan, 1988—2009, Torgerson Grain Storage, Bolan, 1988—2008, Indian Summer Farms, Bolan, 1991—2009, Sunset Farms, Bolan, 1992—2009, Sunrise Farms, Grafton, 1994—2009. Chief Executive Officer, general counsel International Investments, Minneapolis, 1983-1996, Transoceanic, Minneapolis, 1987-1996, Torgerson Capital, Northwood, 1996—2009, Torgerson Investments, Northwood, 1984—2009, Torgerson Properties, Northwood, 1987—2009, Torgerson Ranches, Sundance, Wyoming, 1998-2008, Hawaiian Investments Unlimited, Maui, Hawaii, 1998-2008, International Investments Unlimited, San Pedro, Belize, 1999-2008.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Minnesota 1964, United States District Court Minnesota 1964, Wisconsin 1970, Iowa 1970, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1971, United States Tax Court 1971, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, United States District Court (eastern district) Wisconsin 1981, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1981.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Iowa Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association, Mensa, Drake Student-Faculty Council, Drake Student Alumni Council (chairman), Junior Chamber of Commerce, Harvard Business School Study (president, executive committee, university editor in chief), Psi Chi, Circle K (president local chapter), Phi Alpha Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa (president local chapter), Pi Kappa Delta (president local chapter), Alpha Tau Omega (president local chapter, Silver Bullet Outstanding Leadership award, 1965, 66), Pi Delta Epsilon (founder, chapter president), Alpha Kappa Delta, Alpha Scholastic Honorary (University editor-in-chief), Harvard Business School Executive Committee (University editor-in-chief).

    Connections

    • father: Fritz G. Torgerson
    • mother: Lu (Hillman) Torgerson
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