Biography of Charles Arthur Gram of Sheldon North Dakota

Charles Arthur Gram, born in 1869 in Toronto, Canada, is the president of the Gram & Hull Company in Sheldon. He received his education in North Dakota and served as a judge in Ransom County from 1901 to 1907. Gram is a member of the Masons and previously held the position of grand patron of the Order of Eastern Star. He married Clara A. Roesler in 1897, and they currently live in Sheldon.


Charles Arthur Gram was born on August 26, 1869, in Toronto, Canada. He is the son of Jacob and Jane Lundy Gram. His father’s ancestry can be traced back to the Pennsylvania Dutch who settled in the area where Toronto is currently located. His mother is a descendant of Lundy from Lundy’s Lane. Charles A. received a common school education and then came to North Dakota in 1882. He pursued a special course at the State University in Grand Forks.

Charles A. Gram is the president of the Gram & Hull Company in Sheldon. He is also a member of the Masons and served as the grand patron of the Order of Eastern Star in 1907-1908. From 1901 to 1907, he held the position of judge in the county court of Ransom County.

On June 9, 1897, Judge Gram married Clara A. Roesler in Casselton, North Dakota. They currently reside in Sheldon.

Source

C.F. Cooper & Company, History of the Red River Valley, Past And Present: Including an Account of the Counties, Cities, Towns And Villages of the Valley From the Time of Their First Settlement And Formation, volumes 1-2; Grand Forks: Herald printing company, 1909.

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