|Short Name:||O. G. Belsheim|
|Full Name:||Belsheim, Ole G. (Ole Gulbrand), 1861-1925|
Ole G. Belsheim was born on August 26, 1861 in Vang, Valdres, Norway. He emigrated to America with his family when he was just 5 years old. He attended Luther College, Decorah, Iowa; Northfield Seminary; and Augsburg Seminary, Minnesota. He served as pastor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Albert Lea, Minnesota; Grand Meadow, Minnesota; and Mandan, North Dakota and Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bismarck, North Dakota (1908-15). He was also a member of the committee that produced The Lutheran Hymnary in 1913 and served as editor for Christian Youth for two years. He died on February 13, 1925 in Dickinson, North Dakota.
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