Biography of Edward Syverson of Ulen Minnesota

Edward Syverson, a prosperous and progressive young merchant in Ulen, Minnesota, is highly regarded for his successful businesses in dry goods, clothing, shoes, and groceries. With extensive experience in various fields, including traveling as a salesman, his understanding of human nature contributes to his success. Edward’s affable personality and dedication to his community make him a respected figure. He is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and comes from a family with a strong emphasis on education and growth.

Edward Syverson, son of Reir Syverson, whose sketch appears elsewhere in this work, is one of the prosperous and progressive young merchants of Ulen, Minnesota, and the proprietor of one of the best dry-goods, clothing, shoes, and grocery stores in the village, and his wide experience, obtained by traveling and working in the various lines in which he has been engaged and at which he has been generally successful, makes him a valuable businessman in this community. He traveled for a number of years as a drummer, and his study of human nature, which he has made a specialty, has aided him materially as a salesman and all-round businessman. He is pleasant and affable to meet, and the type of personality to succeed in all his undertakings. His place is known as the “New Store,” wherein he has placed a complete line of groceries and merchandise, and one may purchase any article of the very latest pattern and style.

Mr. Syverson was reared on his father’s farm and educated in the public and high schools of this county. He is a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and stands in the highest esteem among the brethren.

Mr. Syverson’s parents are Reir and Randi (Ellingson) Syverson, who were the parents of five children, Edward being the eldest. The others are Sophia, Carie, Charlie, and Rheinhart, all of whom have the best advantages for education and development.


C.F. Cooper & Company, History of the Red River Valley, Past And Present: Including an Account of the Counties, Cities, Towns And Villages of the Valley From the Time of Their First Settlement And Formation, volumes 1-2; Grand Forks: Herald printing company, 1909.

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