Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef

Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef (1819–1889) was a Norwegian civil servant and lawyer. He served as the County Governor of Jarlsberg og Laurvig and Lister og Mandal counties.[1]

Johan Christian Georg Hvoslef
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Governor of Lister og Mandals amt
In office
1882–1889
Preceded byJakob Krefting Bonnevie
Succeeded byHans Georg Jacob Stang
Governor of Jarlsberg og Laurvigs amt
In office
1865–1882
Preceded byUlrik Frederik Cappelen
Succeeded byCarl Johan Michelet
Personal details
Born(1819-02-13)13 February 1819
Stavern, Norway
Died7 June 1889(1889-06-07) (aged 70)
Kristiansand, Norway
CitizenshipNorway
NationalityNorwegian
ChildrenAnna Hvoslef
RelativesFredrik Waldemar Hvoslef
EducationCand. jur. (1843)
ProfessionLawyer

He received his cand. jur. degree in 1843. Soon afterwards, he was hired as a clerk and later an acting judge in Indre Sogn. In 1851 he was a court prosecutor in Lærdalsøyri. From 1856, he was town bailiff in Hammerfest. In 1865, he was appointed county governor of Jarlsberg and Larvik. He held that post from 1865 until 1882. In 1882, he was appointed as the Diocesan Governor of Kristianssand stiftamt as well as the County Governor of Lister og Mandals amt. He held that post until his death in 1889.

Johan C.G. Hvoslef was the son of Judge Jens Hvoslef and his wife Elisabeth Christine Mejlænder and the brother of Bishop Fredrik Waldemar Hvoslef who is known from the Kautokeino Uprising. In 1865, he married Amalie Eline Weidemann from Holmestrand. Anna Hvoslef was his daughter.

He was appointed a knight of the Order of St. Olav in 1868 for his meritorious service.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Berg, Ole T., ed. (13 June 2016). "Fylkesmenn og amtmenn (stiftamtmenn) siden 1671". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 23 August 2020.


Government offices
Preceded by County Governor of Jarlsberg og Laurvigs amt
1865–1882
Succeeded by
Preceded by Diocesan Governor of Kristianssand stiftamt
1882–1889
Succeeded by
Preceded by County Governor of Lister og Mandals amt
1882–1889
Succeeded by