Lars E. Togstad

1889–1958 (Age 69)
Albert Township, Benson, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Lars E.

When Lars E. Togstad was born on 10 February 1889, in Albert Township, Benson, North Dakota, United States, his father, Edward Larsen Togstad, was 30 and his mother, Karoline Strandstua, was 21. He lived in Minnewaukan, Benson, North Dakota, United States in 1925 and Twin Valley, Norman, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 27 June 1958, in Cass, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Twin Valley, Norman, Minnesota, United States.

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Lars E. Togstad
Jenny Sorenson

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Edward Larsen Togstad


  • Karoline Strandstua




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 4

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Rogstad, Rokstad, or Rostad, from a personal name (for example Old Norse Hrólfr, a compound of hróðolfr ‘fame’, ‘honor’ + ulfr ‘wolf’, or Hróarr, of which the second element is -arr ‘spear’) + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lars E Togstad, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Lars Tagstad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lars E Togstad in household of Edward L Togstad, "United States Census, 1920"

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