Sunday, November 6, 2011

Cleng Peerson

Country of origin: Norway
Cleng Peerson (17 May 1783 – 16 December 1865) was a Norwegian-American pioneer who led the first group of Norwegians to emigrate to the United States, traveling on the Norwegian sloop Restauration.
To read more about Cleng Peerson, read his page on Wikipedia here.

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