Jørgen Jahre

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Jørgen Jahre (29 October 1907 – 24 April 1998) was a Norwegian shipowner and sports official.

Jørgen Jahre was born in Tjølling, in Vestfold county, Norway. He was a nephew of Norwegian shipping magnate Anders Jahre. He was secretary of the Norwegian shipping company A/S Kosmos in Sandefjord until in 1939. In 1948 he went from being a manager in Sandar Fabrikker A/S to becoming a partner in Anders Jahre's company.[1] He has been the president of the Norwegian Shipowners' Association.

He was the president of the Football Association of Norway from 1963 to 1965, and chairman of the Norwegian Olympic Committee from 1965 to 1969.[1] Vice chairman during this period was Arne B. Mollén, who also became Jahre's successor.[2]

Honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Jørgen Jahre". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Arne B. Mollén". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 7 December 2009. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
President of the Football Association of Norway
1963–1965
Succeeded by
Preceded by
position created
Chairman of the Norwegian Olympic Committee
1965–1969
Succeeded by
Arne B. Mollén