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Lars Christianson
Lars Christianson
TitleLars Christianson
DescriptionHead shot of Lars Christianson, a Fargo pharmacist who also served 43 years as secretary of the Concordia College Corporation.
Date of OriginalBetween 1920-1946
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Pharmacists
College administrators
Personal NameChristianson, Lars, 1855-1946
Organization NameConcordia College (Moorhead, Minn.) - People
LocationMoorhead (Minn.)
Clay County (Minn.)
United States
Item NumberP02889E
Format of OriginalPhotographs
Dimensions of Original9.5 x 7.5 in.
NotesTitle taken from back of photograph.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryLars Christianson was born on November 22, 1855 in Norway and emmigrated to Minnesota in 1873. Christianson bought a drug store in Fargo in 1881 and remained a leading merchant in the drug business until his retirement in 1929. In 1900, Christianson married Nellie Petrine Olsen, and the couple had six children.
Christianson was one of the founding fathers of Concordia College, was an active member of the Concordia College Corporation, and served the community in various capacities including organizing First Lutheran church in Fargo and founding St. Luke's hospital.
Bibliographical ReferenceErling N. Rolfsrud, Cobber Chronicle (Minnesota: Concordia College, 1966), 16.
Repository InstitutionConcordia College Library, College Archives
Repository CollectionPhotographs 1891-1910, RG 31.11.1 FF 12
Credit LineCourtesy of the Concordia College Archives.
Rights ManagementImage in public domain.
Ordering InformationTo order a reproduction, inquire about permissions, or for information on prices, contact the Concordia College Archives.
Digital IDcc000084
Original SourcePhotographic print
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