Thomes Thomesen

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Thomes Thomesen (1816–1887) was a Norwegian merchant and politician.

He was a merchant, ship-owner and shipbuilder in the town of Kragerø. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from the city in 1862, and served one term. [1]

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  1. "Thomes Thomesen" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Retrieved 15 May 2009.
  2. Fuglum, Per (1969). "Thomesen, Ole". In Jansen, Jonas; Anker, Øyvind; Bøe, Gunvald. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). 16 (1 ed.). Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 217–220.
  3. Iversen, Irene. "Fernanda Nissen". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 15 May 2009.
  4. Werenskiold, Marit. "Erik Werenskiold". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 15 May 2009.