Born in Oslo, Norway on Dec. 10, 1883. In 1905 Jenssen settled in San Francisco where he taught book binding and made furniture. His oils include still lifes and landscapes. He died in San Francisco on March 31, 1957. Exh: San Francisco Art Association, 1916-25. In: Bohemian Club.
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