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Massachusetts

By Matthew H.
Grade 5, Massachusetts
Country of Origin: Denmark

He came to America,he came here because when he was young they where recruiting soilders for war against Germany and they where recruiting young so they moved out of the war zone to a safer place and they needed to pay off a debt too so they immigrated to America.He was born in 1861 Denmark.He had also gone through Ellis island in New York city then moved to Kansas Hays where he bought a farm one of the richest oil producing lands in Kansas.One of the habits he has is he allways has a walking stick and a hat and kept lemon drops in his pocket.He became very wealthy and died at age 89 in 1950.


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