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J. M. O. Ness, Perley, Minn.
J. M. O. Ness, Perley, Minn.
TitleJ. M. O. Ness, Perley, Minn.
DescriptionPortrait of J. M. O. Ness, president of the Concordia College corporation for 37 years. Location of photograph unknown.
Date of OriginalNo later than 1927
CreatorFlaten, O. E.
Creator RolePhotographer
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)Clergy
College Administrators
Personal NameNess, J.M.O. (Johannes Marthinus Olson), 1851-1932
Organization NameConcordia College (Moorhead, Minn.)--People
LocationPerley (Minn.)
Norman County (Minn.)
United States
Item NumberP00365
Format of OriginalPhotographs
Dimensions of Original6.5 x 4.25 in.
Publisher of OriginalO. E. Flaten Studio
Place of PublicationMoorhead (Minn.)
NotesTitle handwritten on back of mount.
Biography/HistoryReverend Johannes Marthinus Olson Ness was born on April 28, 1851, in Austefjorden, Volda, Norway to Iver O. Ness and Petrine Jakobsdatter Ness. J.M.O. Ness came to America in 1872 and attended both Luther College in Decorah, Iowa and the Theological Seminary in Madison, Wisconsin. Ness began his pastoral duties in Perley, Minnesota in 1883 and married Susanna Amundson in 1884. The had 7 children: Sarah, Oscar, Olga, Stella, Freda, Johan, and Ralph. Ness served as a minister in the Perely area for twenty-seven years. Rev. J.M.O Ness was one of the founders of Concordia College and served on the College's governing body from 1891 to 1927.
Repository InstitutionConcordia College Library, College Archives
Repository CollectionPhotographs 1891-1910, RG 31.11.1 FF 4
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 IDcc000032
Original SourcePhotographic print
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