Thore Torkildsen Foss

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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. [1]

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He worked as a teacher from 1858 to 1866, and then as a farmer in Bjelland. In addition he served on local public committees. [1]

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  1. 1 2 3 Thore Torkildsen Foss Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)