Orion Samuelson

Orion Samuelson
  • Age: 74
  • Interview Date: 2/2/2009, 2/3/2009
  • Interviewer: Mark DePue, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
  • Interview Length: 361 minutes Sit Down Interview
  • County: Cook
  • Orion Samuelson was born in 1934 in Ontario, Wisconsin and grew up on his family's dairy farm. Orion discusses growing up on a farm, but at the age of fourteen developed Legg-Perthes disease and from there Orion discusses getting into radio broadcasting and his role as the voice of American farmers in Washington D.C. and around the world. (Image courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction)

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Orion Samuelson as a Young ManOrion Samuelson as a Young Man

Orion Samuelson