(1917 - 2006)
Nelson Sandgren was active/lived in Oregon, Manitoba. Nelson Sandgren is known for Painting, education.
Biography Nelson Sandgren
Ernest Nelson Sandgren known as Nelson Sandgren or E. Nelson Sandgren (1917 - 2006)
Born in Dauphin, Manitoba, Nelson came west with parents Beulah and Sam to Portland during the Great Depression after a boyhood in Chicago. Throughout his life he treasured both his early urban experiences and the bounteous, healthful nature he found on the west coast.
He began college at Linfield where he played baseball, sang in an a capella quartet, and met father Bernard Geiser who became for him a great influence toward the arts. Transferring to University of Oregon, Nelson lettered again in baseball and graduated while enrolled in the ROTC. Nelson married Olive Palm of Portland in November 1941. During World War I
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