Anders Kirkhusmo

Anders Kirkhusmo (17 December 1865 – 12 December 1949) was a Norwegian educator and union representative.

Anders Kirkhusmo was born at Ålen, in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. He was a teacher at Klæbu Seminar 1885-1887. He worked in Røros from 1889 until 1892, then taught in elementary school in Tolga, Brekken, Os and Nord-Odal. He was a teacher at Elverum Seminar 1896-1902. He was a teacher at Vaterland 1917 and Majorstua from 1927 to 1935.

He was the first president of the Young Liberals of Norway, from 1909 to 1912. He was engaged in the party's newspapers Dagbladet and Østlendingen. He chaired the Norwegian Union of Teachers (Norges Lærerlag) for sixteen years, from 1917 to 1933. He was a member of several central committees, including chairman of two parliamentary school commissions. He published the memoirs Minner fra et langt arbeidsliv in 1945.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Grankvist, Rolf. "Anders Kirkhusmo". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 February 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Anders Kirkhusmo". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 February 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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