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Subject: Brothers Israel & Peter Sjöberg from Sweden to Roseau Minnesota
Author: TJ Tell
Date: 26 March 2016
Israel born 16 Feb 1866
Peter born 29 Jan 1868
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SJOBERG, Israel, merchant and banker; born in Sweden, Feb. 16, 1866; son of Jonas and Catharina (Bloom) Sjoberg; educated in common and high schools in Sweden. Came to America in 1888 and engaged in general store business in Roseau, 1889; established a branch store at Badger in company with a brother, 1894; added flour mill to the business, 1898; has accumulated 5000 acres of farm land since 1900. Vice president First National Bank, Roseau, since 1904; director First State Bank, Badger, since 1905. Republican. Married, June 18, 1897, to Miss Laura Miller. Address: Roseau, or Badger, Minn.
SJOBERG, Peter, merchant, banker, miller; born in Sweden, Jan. 29, 1868; educated in common and private schools. Came to America, 1893; began in business for self under title of Sjoberg Brothers, establishing general store at Roseau. April 1, 1893, and second store at Badger, Oct. 1, 1896; also Badger Roller Mills, Oct. 1, 1898, for the manufacture of flour and feed. President First State Bank, Badger, since Oct. 1, 1905; director First National Bank, Roseau, since Jan. 1, 1905; president and manager Badger Milling Co.; manager firm Sjoberg Brothers. Village treasurer of Badger, 1899; president common council, 1900-01 and 1904-06. Republican (chairman Republican County Committee since 1905). Lutheran. Member Modern Woodmen of America. Married at Roseau, 1903, to Miss Christina Lindstrom. Club: Commercial (vice president). Address: Badger, Minn.