1856–1921

Sep­tem­ber 15, 1856, Win­che­ster, Wis­con­sin.

Sep­tem­ber 15, 1921 (his birth­day).

For­est Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Ma­di­son, Wis­con­sin.

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Strömme was the son of Hans and El­in Ol­son, and hus­band of Lau­ra Ma­rie Er­ick­sen.

He graduated from Lu­ther Col­lege, De­co­rah, Io­wa (BA 1876) and Con­cor­dia Se­mi­na­ry (1879). After seminary, he pastored in Mayville, North Dakota; Ada, Minnesota; and Nelson, Wisconsin; and served as superintendent of schools in Norman County, Minnesota. In 1887, he joined the faculty of St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota, moving to Mt. Horeb Academy, Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin, in 1893. He edited the Norden (1887–89), Daglige Tidende (1889), Amerika (1895–98), the Minneapolis Tidende (1899–1903), Politiken (1904), and Vor Tid (1904–05).

His works in­clude:

  1. Full Many Shall Come
  2. On Thy Heart Imprint Thine Image