1918Herman Loftsgordon and his family lived in this house from 1918 until 1946. Loftsgordon was one of five brothers who came to Madison from Mt. Horeb in the early 1900's and settled within blocks of each other in the Elmside plat. The family was prominent in the development of the east side. Herman Loftsgordon served as vice-president of Security Bank, was a founder and board chairman of Anchor Savings and Loan, and developed the Eastwood Theater. He ran for mayor and was active in Norwegian-American associations.
|Series||This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Madison Landmarks Commission series|
|Placed By||The Madison Landmarks Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:16am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 309120 N 4773721|
|Decimal Degrees||43.09218333, -89.34530000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 5.531', W 89° 20.718'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 5' 31.86" N, 89° 20' 43.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2429 Center Ave, Madison WI 53704, US|
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