Robert Thedin Interview, ca. 1977
Download Robert Thedin Interview Transcript (207 KB)
Hail insurance--Minnesota; Real estate--Minnesota; Farms--Minnesota; Automobile insurance--Minnesota; Real estate agents--Minnesota
Bob Thedin was 86 years old and was born in Kensington, Minnesota. He farmed in Kensington for many years, then became an insurance agent for hail insurance. He also got into the real estate business in the Morris area.
In this interview, he discusses his work as an insurance agent for hail damage. He talks about what interesting items he was paid with as an insurance agent. He talks a little bit about car insurance as well. He talks about running a real estate agency, particularly selling farmland.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Thedin, Robert, "Robert Thedin Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 85.
The digitization and transcription of this oral history was made possible in part by the people of Minnesota through a grant funded by an appropriation to the Minnesota Historical Society from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Any views, findings, opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Historical Society, or the Minnesota Historic Resources Advisory Committee.