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Thordarson and Rock Island: C. H. Thordarson…

Thordarson and Rock Island: C. H. Thordarson and His Lake Michigan Island…

by Richard Purinton

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0692020063, Paperback)

A look at the life of Chester Hjörtur Thordarson (1867-1945). His career, his family, friends and business associates as seen through letters, documents and photos. A self-taught Icelandic immigrant, foremost electrical inventor, industrialist and bibliophile who developed his private estate on Rock Island, Wisconsin. The only English language book on Thordarson and Rock Island. Includes many maps with over 100 historical images. Available in soft-cover only.

(retrieved from Amazon Sat, 11 Jul 2015 19:32:59 -0400)

A biography of Chester Hj?ortur Thordarson, an Icelandic immigrant, electrical inventor and industrialist, and long-time resident of his estate on Rock Island, Wisconsin, told through the text of his letters and documents, and accompanied by photos and maps of the area.… (more)

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