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Jens was the youngest son of Arthur Petersen, son of a Norwegian Prime Minister. Jens helped to found the Mauriceville Dairy Company in 1889. Sometime between 1910 – 1920 the family moved to Palmerston North, where Jen’s son George Conrad became a leading lawyer and a well known local historian.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2011P_PETERSENMv28_005979
Title
Jens Peter Petersen
Held In
Coolstore
Relation
CA: Petersen Papers; Public Photograph Collection Mv28
Date
circa 1889

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Place
Manawatu

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Taxonomy

Tags
head-shot,
moustache,
norway,
photographs,
rural towns and life,
tie pin,
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