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Oskari Jussila

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´Milion´ - trailer

 

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Onpa taivaassa tarjona lapsillekin

 

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Siionin laulu 215: Kun saan oma Jeesuksen olla

 

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A Song of My Home I Am Singing SHZ 576

 

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Siionin laulu 30: Katselkaa Karitsata

Oskari Heikki Jussila was a Conservative Laestadian provost, vicar for multiple parishes, and the area provost of the Tornio area in 1938–1955. He also worked as editor for the religious newspapers Siionin lähetyslehti and Zions missionstidning in 1919–1945, as well as a member of parliament with the National Coalition Party in 1922–1929 and 1930–1933. Jussila's father was Heikki Jussila (1863-1955), a Conservative Laestadian lay preacher and Volksschule teacher.
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  • Personal 

  • Education 

  • Participation in the Finnish Civil War and Finnish activity in Northern Sweden 

  • Rise to influential position within Conservative Laestadianism 

  • Parliament membership 

  • Final years and heritage