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Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)

Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)
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Title: Magnus Swenson (1855-1936)
Description: Studio portrait of Magnus Swenson. He was a Norwegian immigrant who made his name in business and as an inventor. He served on the Wisconsin Capitol Building Commission and as a University of Wisconsin Regent, as well as the head of Food Administration for Northern Europe for Herbert Hoover after World War I.

Image ID: 10668
1890 ca.
Name File
Genre: Photograph
Subjects: Business
Public service employment
Portrait photography
International relations

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