Museum the New Llano Colony

Victor Svenson

Birth: He was born in Sweden around 1893. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1912.  

Family Information: Married Elma Wooster in 1920 while living in the colony.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: He worked at the colony shoe shop.  

Other Info: He and his wife left the colony in 1920, soon after their wedding, traveling first to Minneapolis, Minnesota where they went to bid bon-voyage to his brother who was leaving for Sweden, then on to an extended wedding journey through cities of the north west and Pacific coast.

In 1930, he and Elma, along with their son Elwin and his mother-in-law, were living in Ventura, California. They attended a picnic at Fullerton, California for ex-Llanoites in 1931.  

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: US Census: 1910, 1920, 1930; "Vernon Parish Democrat": April 24, 1920; "Llano Colonist": August 1, 1931;  


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