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Lawyer

Paul Christopherson, American Lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1928. Trustee Carleton College, 1951-1968, Minnesota Episcopal Foundation; former pres.Minn. Orchestral Association; board directors Guthrie Theatre Foundation; Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Inner Temple (London), Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis Athletic Club, Minikahda, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.

Background

Christopherson, Paul was born on August 12, 1902 in Long Prairie, Minnesota, United States. Son of Conrad H. and Effie (Jacobsen) Christopherson.

Education

Bachelor, Carleton College, 1923;student, Oxford (England) University, 1926;Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford (England) University, 1927;Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1953;student, University Minnesota Law School, 1927-1928.

Career

Private practice, Minneapolis, 1928-1935. Partner Faegre & Benson, 1935-1982. Special assistant Office Surgeon General, War Department, 1943-1944.

Board directors Munsingwear, Inc., Minneapolis, Northfield and Southern Railway Company, Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, Pillsbury Company, North Atlantic Insurance Company, New York City, Hoerner Waldorf Corporation, St. Paul.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota 1928.

Membership

Trustee Carleton College, 1951-1968, Minnesota Episcopal Foundation. Board directors Guthrie Theatre Foundation. Senior warden The Cathedral Church of St. Mark.

Member American Bar Association, Minnesota Bar Association, Inner Temple (London), Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis Athletic Club, Minikahda, Foreign Policy Association of Minnesota (president), Minnesota Orchestra Association (president, 1st chairman), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Edna M. Belgum, January 11, 1945. Children: Paul Conrad, David Lee, John Alfred.

father:
Conrad H. Christopherson

mother:
Effie (Jacobsen) Christopherson

spouse:
Edna M. Belgum

child:
Paul Conrad Christopherson

child:
David Lee Christopherson

child:
John Alfred Christopherson