Sigurd Lambrechts (6 February 1863–10 October 1941) was a Norwegian lawyer and civil servant.

Personal life edit

Lambrechts was born in Kristiania as a son of Chief Justice Morten Diderik Emil Lambrechts (1824–1900) and Karoline Mathilde Østrem.[1] From 1894 to 1906 he was married to Augusta Mowinckel Ramm.[2] In 1915 he married veterinarian's daughter Aagot Nyquist.[1] Together with Augusta Mowinckel he had the son Finn Lambrechts.[3]

Career edit

He finished his secondary education in 1881, and graduated from the Royal Frederick University with the cand.jur. degree in 1886. He was hired as a clerk in the Ministry of Justice in 1889, and was promoted to deputy under-secretary of state in 1899. From 1906 he served as County Governor of Nedenes Amt, and from 1908 to 1933 County Governor of Kristians amt (later renamed County Governor of Oppland).[1]

He also chaired Kristiania school board from 1904 to 1905, member of the examination commission for the cand.jur. degree, and extraordinary assessor in the Supreme Court of Norway in 1905 and 1906.[1][4]

He was decorated as a Knight, First Class of the Order of St. Olav in 1904, and Commander, Second Class in 1933, Knight of the Order of the Polar Star and Commander of the Order of the Dannebrog.[1][2] He died in October 1941.[5]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e Steenstrup, Hjalmar, ed. (1930). "Lambrechts, Sigurd". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. pp. 249–250. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b Amundsen, O. Delphin (1947). Den kongelige norske Sankt Olavs Orden 1847-1947 (in Norwegian). Oslo: Grøndahl. p. 133.
  3. ^ Barth, Bjarne Keyser, ed. (1930). "Lambrechts, F.". Norges militære embedsmenn 1929 (in Norwegian). Oslo: A. M. Hanche. pp. 346–347.
  4. ^ "Hvem er hvem?". 1912.
  5. ^ Gram, Harald; Steenstrup, Bjørn, eds. (1948). "Fortegnelse over personer som siste gang er omtalt i utgaven 1938 med angivelse av deres dødsdatum". Hvem er hvem? (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aschehoug. p. 607. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
Government offices
Preceded by County Governor of Nedenes amt
Succeeded by
Preceded by County Governor of Kristians amt
(1919-1933: name changed to County Governor of Oppland)
Succeeded by