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Martin Abrahamson is one of the energetic business men of the younger generation in Ludington, whither he came with his parents when a child of but four years of age. He was born at Brevik, Norway, on the 21st of September, 1881. and is a son of Lars and Johanna (Christofferson) Abrahamson, both of whom were likewise born in Norway, where they were reared and educated and where their marriage was solemnized. They emigrated to America in 1885 and immediately thereafter established their home in Ludington, where they still reside and where the father is engaged in shipping and selling gravel. He was long a sailor on the Great Lakes and was also interested at one time in ship-building, Mr. and Mrs. Abrahamson became the parents of six children, three sons and three daughters, all of whom are living, Martin being the second in order of birth.

Martin Abrahamson was reared and educated at Ludington and he was engaged in various kinds of work during his youth, paying his own school expenses. in 1907 he and his brother John became interested in the coal, wood and cement business, under the firm name of Abrahamson & Brothers. On the first of January, 1910, Mr. Abrahamson purchased his brother's share in the business and the same is now being run under the title of Martin Abrahamson. with location at the foot of Emily street, south of the railroad tracks. Mr. Abrahamson has been eminently successful in his various business enterprises and he is rapidly gaining prestige as one of the influential citizens of Ludington. In politics he accords a stalwart allegiance to the cause of the Republican party and though he has never manifested aught of ambition or desire for public office of any description he ever gives freely of his aid and influence to all movements projected for the general welfare of the community. His religious faith is in harmony with the tenets of the Norwegian Methodist Episcopal church, in which he is serving as steward. He is a bachelor.

A history of northern Michigan and its people, Volume 2 By Perry Francis Powers, Harry Gardner Cutler

 

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