Director of Zone 4

ZONE 4 DIRECTOR Jerry Wright                             jerry-with-son-pin-and-vest-from-norway-cousins-2012
District 1 Sons of Norway

Jerry Wright

490 2nd St NE
Glenwood, MN 56334
Cell 320-760-6388        Email: wrightsj@charter.net

Member of Mjøsen Lodge 1-175 since 1990
Currently Lodge Publicity Director, Past president, vice president & sport director
2nd Term as Zone 4 Director
Attended International Sons of Norway Convention and Leadership Conferences in 2016 and 2018

  • Retired from University of Minnesota Extension Service (1976-2009) BS (1967) & MS (1969) Agricultural Engineering Degree from NDSU
  • Married to Susan Wright for 48 years, 3 children and 7 grandkids (Sue has taught our kids and all the grandkids how to make lefse)
  • Maternal grandparents’ Peter Rogstad (1906 – Kongsberg, Norway) and Karen Østhagen (1907 – Rendalen, Norway) emigrated to Minnesota; 1912 married and homesteaded near Lostwood, North Dakota.
  • Visited Norway 4 times and have connected with many 2nd cousins in the Kongsberg and Rendalen areas and keep in touch with them regularly thru email and Facebook.
  • Involved with the Glenwood Lions, Glenwood Lutheran Church, Morris Lutheran Campus Ministry
  • Enjoy gardening, photography, genealogy, traveling and visiting grandkids and relatives.