Orville Magnus Running is active/lives in Iowa, South Dakota. Orville Running is known for colorful woodcuts, religion, portrait.
Biography Orville Running
Orville Magnus Running was born September 19, 1910 in Veblen, South Dakota to the Rev. Alfred Running and Sophia Olsen Running. His father was a Lutheran pastor and his mother a teacher and musician. While his parents were born in America, the family had ties to the Trondheim and Nordfjord areas in Norway. After living in Montana and Idaho, the family moved to Zumbrota, Minnesota in 1925 where he graduated from high school before earning a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN) in 1931. He graduated from Luther Theological Seminary in 1934 and was ordained in July of that year.
Running served as pastor of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Tacoma, Washington, and Christ Lutheran Church in Chicago, where he renewed
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