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Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hector, Fargo, N.D.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hector, Fargo, N.D.
TitleMr. and Mrs. Henry Hector, Fargo, N.D.
Date of Original1935?
DescriptionPhotograph of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hector and an unknown woman, possibly Glady Hector, seated on the front steps of the Hector home in Fargo, N.D.
General SubjectPeople
Subject (LCTGM)People
Doors & doorways
Personal NameHector, Henry
Hector, Mary
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
Item Number2007.028.010
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original7 x 11 cm.
NotesTitle supplied by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryHenry Hector came to Fargo in 1878 and started a grocery business. He was burned out in 1882 but did escape the great fire of 1893. He became a member of the Continental Hose Company in 1888 and served as the President of the company in that year. Hector was a member of the city council, representing the Second Ward. Hector lived in the first house built in Fargo until 1931. Hector's brother, Martin, donated the land for Hector Airport in Fargo, N.D. in 1931. Martin Hector, married Carrie Paulson and his brother Henry Hector, married Carrie's sister, Mary Paulson. Martin and Henry were Norwegian immigrants (c. 1864) and Carrie and Mary Paulson were Swedish immigrants (c. 1870).
Repository InstitutionCass County Historical Society
Repository CollectionCass County Historical Society Photography Collection 2070 (Institute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo)
Credit LineCass County Historical Society, Bonanzaville, West Fargo (2007.028.010)
Ordering Information,
(701) 282-2822
Cass County Historical Society
1351 West Main Ave.
West Fargo, ND 58078
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdm2007028010
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