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Clergyman

Norman Arthur Madson, American clergyman.

Background

Madson, Norman Arthur was born on November 16, 1886 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Andrew J. and Marie (Hoverson) Madson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1911. Student of University Chicago, 1912, Luther Seminary, Hamline, Minnesota, 1912-1915. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Concordia Seminary 1949.

Career

Juul B., Gudrun E. (Mistress J. A. Moldstad), Review Paul G., Naomi L. (Mistress William Petersen), Norma A., Andrew M. Became missionary, 1915. Teacher Luther College, Decorah, 1916-1918. Pastor, Bode, Iowa, 1920-1925, Princeton, Minnesota, since 1925.

Secretary Bethany Lutheran College Association 1926-1929, president Norwegian Synod American Evangelical Lutheran Church since 1942. Now dean Bethany Lutheran Seminary, Mankato, Minnesota Commissioned First lieutenant United States Army, 1918. Served as chaplain Camp Jackson, South Carolina.

Author: At Bethlehem’s Manger, 1935. Evening Bells at Bethany, 1948, II, 1952. Preaching to Preachers, 1952.

Synod’s Centennial Ode, 1953. (translation) The Word That Can Never Die, 1966. Home: 933 Marsh St., Mankato, Minn.

Connections

Married Elsie C. Haakenson, August 31, 1918. Children: Vivian M. (Mistress Nicholas Dashcund, A. United States), Review.

father:
Andrew J. Madson

mother:
Marie (Hoverson) Madson

spouse:
Elsie C. Haakenson

child:
Vivian M. (Mistress Nicholas Dashcund Madson

child:
A. United States) Madson

child:
Rev Madson