John Femrite was a well-known citizen of Lac qui Parle county. He had an interest in the community and helped in promoting local affairs.
He had a long career as a farmer. He was also a school director and township treasurer. He was a Republican. He was also active in the Norwegian Lutheran Church.
Early Life and Education
John Femrite was born in Sogn, Norway, February 15, 1866. He is the son of Martinas H. and Helga J. (Jones) Femrite, both natives of Norway, where they lived and reared their family.
He grew up on the home farm, where he assisted in his father’s work during the summer months and attended the district schools in Cerro Gordo Township during the winter. When twenty-one years old he bought one hundred and sixty acres in Cerro Gordo Township, on which he made all the improvements and is now engaged in general farming and stock raising.
He remained on this farm until 1908, when he purchased two hundred and eighty acres in Maxwell township. Here he has a most excellent farm, well developed and improved, with substantial modern buildings. He is successful as a general farmer and stock raiser, keeping Shorthorn cattle.
John is a licensed real estate service provider headquartered in Granbury, Texas. He is also a proud member of the National Association of Realtors and the Texas Real Estate Commission. He is a pragmatist at heart, who will go the extra mile for his clients.
One of john’s many talents is marketing, and he knows how to use it. He has a good handle on the latest trends in social media and is always on the lookout for new and innovative ways to market his clients’ products. He is also a stickler for quality control, making sure that each of his listings is in tip top shape. The best part is that he never overcharges for services, which is a big deal in the real estate business.
Achievements and Honors
john femrite was a big picture buff, having made the move from his native Wisconsin to Los Angeles in 2017, where he was fortunate enough to find work as a seasoned improviser and a star player in the comedy circuit. He starred in a handful of short form shows, and was one of the mainstays of the UCB comedy troupe for several years. During that time, he was nominated for the top of the pack award for his contributions to the improv scene. His standout performances have earned him a spot in the top 10 improv comedy performers of all time.
John was a well-known and well-liked man of the community, as a farmer, stock raiser and a popular and efficient teacher. He was a strong believer in the importance of good roads and good schools for the growth and development of his township.
He was also a keen outdoorsman, enjoying hunting (deer, moose, elk, bear) and fishing. He took his family members on many boat and pontoon rides on Lobster Lake, and taught his younger generation to fish.
He was also a popular and generous host to his guests, including resort patrons and friends. He always had the coffee pot on for drop-in visitors, and was very interested in their lives and interests.