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Erick W. Peterson

Birth
Sweden
Death 22 Jul 1937 (aged 53–54)
Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 100049243 · View Source
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Funeral rites were conducted by the Elk Lodge Sunday for E. W. Peterson, president of the Bemidji Timber Co., who passed away at his summer home on Lake Bemidji of a heart attack.

Mr. Peterson was born in Sweden and came to this country at the age of 19, working in the lumber camps in he adjoining areas during his youth. In 1919 he moved to Bemidji with his family and started the Bemidji Timber company which he built into a prosperous business.
(Full article and obituary in the Northland Times, July 30, 1937)


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  • Created by: Cecelia McKeig
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100049243
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Erick W. Peterson (1883–22 Jul 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100049243, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Cecelia McKeig (contributor 47602903) .