1853-1917

May 4, 1853, near Highlandville, Iowa.

June 3, 1917, Chicago, Illinois.

Mount Olive Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois.

Ole’s parents were Tollef Arneson and Margrete Olson (Rudringen) Sanden. He served as principal of the public school at Spring Grove, Minnesota (1876-79), then taught in Hatton, North Dakota. Later, he became manager of the book department of Skandinaven, Chicago, Illinois. He is remembered as the translator of many Norwegian hymns and poems.

  1. How Fair the Church of Christ Shall Stand
  2. O Blessèd Home Where Man and Wife
  3. Sun Has Gone Down, The

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