North Berrien Historical Museum features Victor Grahn: interesting story from the past

Victor Grahn was born on his family’s dairy farm on Johnson Road in Coloma on July 10, 1919. This dairy farm was known to the community as North Shore Dairy. By age five, Victor went to Sweden with his mother. Upon returning to Coloma, he started school only speaking Swedish. “The kids teased and called me Swede,” Victor recalled. “I would deny being Swedish.” He remembered his uncle becoming upset, saying, “What’s wrong with being Swedish? Look, Lindberg just flew the Atlantic.” These words stuck with Victor into his adulthood, not only making him a proud Swede but also sparking his interest in aviation.

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