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ALBJERG, VICTOR LINCOLN: 1892-1973.

Although born in Fergus Falls, Minn., on Jan. 24, 1892, Victor Lincoln Albjerg spent more than half of his life in Indiana and all of his books were published during his residence in Indiana. He was the son of Niels M. and Karen Johansen Albjerg. He studied at Hamline page: [5][View Page [5]] University; received the A.B. degree in 1918 from the University of Minnesota; and earned the degrees of A.M. in 1924 and Ph.D. in 1926 from the University of Wisconsin. He married Esther Marguerite Hall on Aug. 13, 1927, and they had one daughter, Patricia Parks.

Albjerg was superintendent of the city schools in Gary, S. Dak., 1920-22, but joined the Purdue University faculty in 1926 and continued there until his retirement in 1962. He was a visiting professor at George Peabody College for Teachers for the summers of 1929-31 and at Norbert College, 1963-66. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War I and was a Hay-Whitney fellow. Albjerg died in LaFayette Ind. , on Jan. 5, 1973.

Information from Who's Who in America and Indianapolis STAR, Jan. 6, 1973.

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