O. J. Kvale Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, Decorah, 1890. C.T., Luther Seminary, Minneapolis, 1893. Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1914.
Ordained ministry Lutheran Church, 1893. Pastor Orfordville, Wisconsin, 1894-1917, Benson, Minnesota, 1917-1923. Member 68th to 70th Congresses (1923-1929), 7th Minnesota District, defeating A. J. Volstead by 14,000 votes.
Member Board Education, Norwegian Synod, 1908-1917. Member Board Education Norwegian Lutheran Church America, term 1917-1928.
Married Ida T. Simley, June 19, 1895 (died September 14, 1926). Children: Paul John, Ingolf Theodore, Alfred Joseph, Mildred Gertrude, Walter Frederick, Arthur Lorenz, Robert Eugene.