Chester Sampson Papers, 1936-1937
Primary Creator: Sampson, Chester (1896-1975)
Extent: 2.0 Folders
Date Acquired: 07/00/1984
Chester Carl Oliver Sampson was born in Park River, North Dakota, on September 8, 1896. He was inducted into the United States Army on November 5, 1918, and was sent to Fargo where he served in the Students Army Training Corps at North Dakota Agricultural College. With the end of World War I, he was discharged on December 20, 1918.
He married Thelma Ann Lowe of Westhope, North Dakota, in February 1920. The couple had seven children: Ada, Ole, Alda, Constance, Carol, Oliver, and Lowe. Sampson operated the Lazy SS Ranch, a farm in Triumph Township, Ramsey County. Prior to WWII he established an outstanding herd of Ayrshire milk cows and after the war switched to grains and registered polled Herefords.
Chester Sampson died in June 1975, followed by his wife, Thelma, in November 1976.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Source: Oliver Sampson, Edmore, North Dakota
Acquisition Method: Donation; Acc. #84-1331
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Chester Sampson Papers. OGLMC 989. Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in August 2012.
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