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 Holger Wilford Jorgensen

Holger Wilford Jorgensen

Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Sep 1976 (aged 74)
West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 11 109 6
Memorial ID 56078 · View Source
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Holger W. Jorgensen is the third of five children born to Hans Peter Jorgensen (1856-1936) and Ane Marie Kirstine Olsen (1863-1920). He was born at Mount Pleasant, Sanpete Co., Utah.

MARRIED: Elsa M.M. Anderson 22 August 1923 Murray City, Salt Lake Co, Utah

Holger & Elsa Jorgensen were long time residents of West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah.

Holger attended school in Mt. Pleasant, Utah including the first high school--North Sanpete High School built in 1912.

Holger W. Jorgensen is a graduate of the University of Utah and utilized his talent and education in the field of education. A 46 year career, he began his teaching at age 19 (1921)

- He was teaching Principal at Highland Boys School from 1921 to 1923.

- Teaching Principal at Crescent School 1924 to 1937.

- Principal of West Jordan Elementary and Junior High Schools from 1937 to 1955 and

- Principal of Bingham High School during 1955 and 1956.

- He served as assistant Superintendent of the Jordan School District from 1956 until his retirement in

1967. Jordan School District is the largest school district in Utah.

Biography & Photo Album: of Holger Wilford Jorgensen & Elsa Margaret Marie Anderson

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56078
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Holger Wilford Jorgensen (18 Oct 1901–17 Sep 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56078, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .