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John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum commonly known as Gutzon Borglum, was an artist and sculptor with a pretty darn good name.
He was born on March 25, 1867 the son of Danish immigrants, His Mormon father, Jens Moller Haugaard Borglum, in a polygamist marriage to his mother, Christina Mikkelsen Borglum. Christina’s sister, Ida, was Jens first wife. They lived in Idaho where polygamy was legal at the time. Do you imagine…
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