Simon Pedersen Holmesland

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Simon Pedersen Holmesland (1823–1895) was a Norwegian politician.

He was born Holme in 1823 as the younger brother of Søren Pedersen Jaabæk,[1] who would sit in the Norwegian Parliament from 1845 to 1890. His youngest brother Peder Johan Pedersen Holmesland also became a politician.

Simon Pedersen Holmesland was himself elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1874, and re-elected in 1877, representing the rural constituency of Lister og Mandals Amt. He worked as a bailiff there.[2]

He married Maren Sørine Olsdatter, and their son Peter Karl Holmesland became a politician too,[3] so did Peter's son Eilif Løvrak Holmesland.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Genealogy
  2. ^ Simon Pedersen Holmesland — Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  3. ^ Peter Karl Holmesland — Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  4. ^ Eilif Løvrak Holmesland — Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)