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Ramsey County History – Spring 1967: “Forgotten Pioneers: Rose Township”

Ramsey County Historical Society

Forgotten Pioneers: Rose Township Roseville takes its name from Minnesota pioneer Isaac Rose, but he never lived there. A soldier and farmer, Rose came to St. Paul in 1843 and farmed mostly in what became the Merriam Park neighborhood. He once owned the land now occupied by Macalester…

Ramsey County History – Fall 1966: “Random Recollections—45 Years as a School Board Member”

Robert M. Jordan

Random Recollections—45 Years as a School Board Member Author: Robert M. Jordan Robert M. Jordan served as a rural school board chair in northern Ramsey County from 1919 to 1964. He presided over the transition from a one-room school house to a consolidated district, District 623, with…