Thore Torkildsen Foss (10 September 1841 – 8 February 1913) was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party.
He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from the constituency Lister og Mandal amt in 1889, and was re-elected on seven consecutive occasions. He died shortly after his last re-election, and was replaced by Andreas Kaddeland.
Born in Bjelland, he was a member of Bjelland municipal council from 1873 to 1901, serving as mayor for twenty-three years. The exact years are unknown. From 1885 to 1896 he was a member of the county committee, a forerunner of the county council.
He worked as a teacher from 1858 to 1866, and then as a farmer in Bjelland. In addition he served on local public committees.
Åseral is a municipality in Agder county, Norway. It is in the traditional district of Sørlandet. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Kyrkjebygda. Other villages in Åseral include Eikerapen, Kylland, Ljosland, and Åknes.
Marnardal was a municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Sørlandet. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Heddeland. Other villages in Marnardal include Bjelland, Breland, Koland, Laudal, and Øyslebø.
Per-Kristian Foss is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and from 2014–2017 the Auditor General of Norway.
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Foss is a common surname of Scandinavian origin. Foss may refer to:
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Andreas Jonson Kaddeland was a Norwegian physician and politician for the Liberal Party.
Events in the year 1913 in Norway.
Events in the year 1841 in Norway.
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Torkildsen is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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