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theologian

Martin Gustav Hanson, American theologian. member Board Foreign Missions, Norwegian Luth.

Background

Hanson, Martin Gustav was born on July 11, 1859 in Goodhue Company, Minnesota, United States. Son of Ostin and Maria (Christoferson) Hanson.

Education

Graduate Red Wing Evangelical Seminary, 1884.

Career

Ordained Norwegian Lutheran ministry, 1884. Pastor Immanuel and East Immanuel chs., St. Paul, Minnesota, 1884-1892. Trinity Church, Grand Forks, North Dakota, and adjoining chs., 1892-1898.

President Red Wing Evangelical Seminary since 1898. President Hauges Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Synod of America, 1899-1905. President of the board Norwegian Lutheran Deaconess Institute, Minneapolis.

President Home Mission Board, and member Board Foreign Missions, Norwegian Lutheran Church.

Membership

Member Board Foreign Missions, Norwegian Luth.

Connections

Married Caroline Runice, of Crawford Company, Wisconsin, October 20, 1886.

father:
Ostin Hanson

mother:
Maria (Christoferson) Hanson

spouse:
Caroline Runice