Thor-Eirik Gulbrandsen Mykland

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Thor-Eirik Gulbrandsen (15 July 1940 25 July 2014) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

Gulbrandsen was born in Fjære. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Akershus in 1977, and was re-elected on three occasions. He had previously served in the position of deputy representative during the terms 19691973 and 19731977. During his second term as a deputy, he filled in for Sonja Aase Ludvigsen meanwhile she was appointed to the Cabinet, and then replaced her permanently when she died in July 1974.

Fjære Former Municipality in Southern Norway, Norway

Fjære is a former municipality in Aust-Agder county, Norway. The 60.4-square-kilometre (23.3 sq mi) municipality existed from 1846 until 1971. It was located to the north of the town of Grimstad. The name is still used to refer to that area, which is now a part of Grimstad municipality. The administrative centre of Fjære was the village of Vik, just east of the historic Fjære Church. Other villages in Fjære included Fevik, Dømmesmoen, Frivold, Kroken, and Rønnes.

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Gulbrandsen was a deputy member of the executive committee of Skedsmo municipality council during the term 19671971, and a member of the council from 19992003. In 1999, he was expelled from the Labor Party after he supported a rival candidate for Skedsmo mayor. [1]

Skedsmo Municipality in Akershus, Norway

Skedsmo is a municipality in Akershus county, Norway. It is part of the traditional region of Romerike. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Lillestrøm. About one third of the municipal population lives in Lillestrøm. Other important towns are Skedsmokorset, Skjetten and Strømmen. A smaller settlement adjoining Lillestrøm is Kjeller.

After he retired from national politics he took on the last name "Gulbrandsen Mykland". [2]

He died on 25 July 2014. [3]

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  1. "Thor-Eirik Gulbrandsen-Mykland er død". Romerikes Blad . Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  2. "Thor-Eirik Gulbrandsen" . Retrieved 23 August 2014.
  3. "Mykland, Thor-Eirik Gulbrandsen (1940-2014)" . Retrieved 23 August 2014.
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