|Title||Hans H. Aaker, second principal of Concordia (1893-1902) |
|Description||Head shot of Hans H. Aaker. Location of photograph unknown. |
|Date of Original||No later than 1929 |
|General Subject||Colleges & Universities|
|Subject (LCTGM)||College presidents|
|Personal Name||Aaker, Hans H., 1862-1929|
|Organization Name||Concordia College (Moorhead, Minn.)--People|
Clay County (Minn.)
|Item Number||P0336 |
|Format of Original||Photographs|
|Dimensions of Original||5.5 x 4.25 in. |
|Notes||Title written on back of photograph. |
|Biography/History||Hans H. Aaker was born on April 16, 1862 in Ridgeway, Iowa. He attended Luther College and Valparaiso University prior to assuming responsibility for the commercial department at Willmar Seminary in Willmar, Minnesota. |
Aaker was one of the founders of the commercial department at Concordia, which he supervised until he assumed the presidency in 1893. Aaker served as Concordia's second president from 1893 to 1902.
In 1902, Aaker resigned from Concordia and opened a business college in Fargo. He remained in charge of the business college until 1918 when he moved to Grand Forks to operate a similar school.
In addition to these roles, Aaker also served as mayor of Moorhead. He died in November 1929 from complications with illness and surgery.
|Repository Institution||Concordia College Library, College Archives|
|Repository Collection||Photographs 1891-1910, RG 31.11.1 FF 4 |
|Credit Line||Courtesy of the Concordia College Archives. |
|Rights Management||Image in public domain. |
|Ordering Information||To order a reproduction, inquire about permissions, or for information on prices, contact the Concordia College Archives. |
|Digital ID||cc000037 |
|Original Source||Photographic print |