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Jorgen Nordby

Clergyman

Jorgen Nordby, Norwegian clergyman.

Background

Nordby, Jorgen was born on December 9, 1852 in Hardanger, Norway. Son of Paul and Marie (Sponheim) Nordby.

Education

Came to the United States, 1867. A.M., Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1873. Graduate Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, 1876.

Career

Ordained Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran ministry, 1876. Pastor Northwood, Iowa, 1876-1880, Lee, Rochelle and Capron, Illinois, since 1880. Secretary Eastern District Norwegian Lutheran Church 1896-1907, president, since 1907.

Home: 602 Iowa Avenue, Decorah, Iowa.

Connections

Married Rosina Preus, August 29, 1877.

father:
Paul Nordby

mother:
Marie (Sponheim) Nordby

spouse:
Rosina Preus