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.
The Storting is the supreme legislature of Norway, established in 1814 by the Constitution of Norway. It is located in Oslo. The unicameral parliament has 169 members, and is elected every four years based on party-list proportional representation in nineteen plurinominal constituencies. A member of the Storting is known in Norwegian as a stortingsrepresentant, literally "Storting representative".
Andreas Jonson Kaddeland was a Norwegian physician and politician for the Liberal Party.
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.
Bjelland is a village in Marnardal municipality in Vest-Agder county, Norway. The village is located along the river Mandalselva, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of the village of Byremo and about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) west of the village of Hægeland. The village was the administrative centre of the old municipality of Bjelland which existed from 1902 until 1964. The village is the site of the Bjelland Church.
A County council is the highest governing body of the county municipalities in Norway. The county council sets the scope of the county municipal activity. The council is led by a chairman or county mayor (fylkesordfører). Members of the council are elected for a four-year term through the general local elections. It is common for members of a county council to also hold seats in municipal councils, but very rare that they also hold legislative (Storting) or other government office, without a leave of absence.
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 Vest-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 is 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.
Peter Gerard Torkildsen is a former chairman of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee and a former member of the United States House of Representatives. Torkildsen and colleague Peter I. Blute remain the last Republicans elected to serve in the United States House delegation from Massachusetts.
Jens Haugland was a Norwegian jurist and politician for the Labour Party.
Per Olaf Lundteigen is a Norwegian farmer and politician for the Centre Party.
Foss is a common surname of Scandinavian origin. Foss may refer to:
Odd Holten is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party.
Thore Aksel Nistad is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party.
Ivar Kristiansen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
Michael Momyr is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
Geir-Ketil Hansen is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party.
Thore Westermoen is a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party.
Ingunn Foss is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
Events in the year 1913 in Norway.
Events in the year 1841 in Norway.
Lars Asbjørn Vaage was a Norwegian physician and politician for the Conservative Party.
Christian August Thoring was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was a failed candidate for the position as Rogaland's county mayor, and deputy county mayor, several times. He was also known as board chairman of Kommunal Landspensjonskasse and Rogalands Avis.
Torkildsen is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
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