Jerry Olson


Oral History Information

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The Music Store

Jerry Olson purchased a small music store in the early 1950s after teaching along-side his wife in their home town.  Soon the store grew and other locations throughout Minnesota were established, all using the name The Music Store.  Their location in Willmar was at one point the third largest store in a five state area.  After selling his stores for retirement, Jerry was given a chance to invest in land development industry, which he did successfully for several decades before retiring, a second time.