Hans H. Sandvig, a renowned agriculturist and respected citizen of Minnehaha County, was born in Norway on October 18, 1848. After settling in the United States in 1870, he established himself as a successful farmer in Goodhue County, Minnesota, before relocating to Minnehaha County, South Dakota. Sandvig’s dedication to agriculture led him to own a valuable farm of four hundred and forty acres, known for its fertility and excellent livestock potential. Alongside his wife, Ida O. Brown, Sandvig raised two daughters and became actively involved in his community, holding important official positions and contributing to the development of education in the county. Throughout his life, Sandvig exemplified integrity, intelligence, and success in his endeavors, leaving a lasting legacy in Minnehaha County.