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North Dakota Hall of Fame Inducts Peggy Lee

MISS PEGGY LEE Musician Miss Peggy Lee was born Norma Deloris Engstrom, on May 26, 1920, in Jamestown, North Dakota. Norma was seventh of eight children born to Marvin and Selma Engstrom who were both of Scandinavian descent. Selma passed away when Norma was only four-years-old and soon afterward the family’s house was lost to fire. Shortly after the fire, Marvin remarried to the family’s housekeeper, Min Schaumber. In addition to keeping house, cooking, cleaning, milking cows, butchering farm animals and maintaining the wash, from 1934 to 1937 Norma assisted her father in his duties as station agent at the Midland Continental Depot in Wimbledon, North Dakota. As a teenager,

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