Andreas Schei

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Andreas Olai Schei (7 October 1902 – 25 December 1989) was a Norwegian jurist and civil servant.

Andreas Schei
Born Andreas Olai Schei
(1902-10-07)7 October 1902
Førde, Norway
Died 25 December 1989(1989-12-25) (aged 87)
Bærum, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Occupation Jurist and civil servant
Spouse(s) Karin Randi Bache-Wiig
Children Tore Schei
Family Per Schei (father), Johanne Schei (mother), Nikolai Schei (brother)

He was born in Førde as the son of Per Schei (1872–1960) and Johanne Schei (1874–1963). He was a younger brother of Nikolai Schei. In 1936 he married Karin Randi Bache-Wiig (1910–1996).[1] He is the father of Chief Justice Tore Schei.[2]

After spending time in France he enrolled in law studies and took the cand.jur. degree in 1926. He was a deputy judge from 1926 to 1929 and a secretary in the Ministry of Justice and the Police from 1929 to 1939. In 1939 he was hired in the Ministry of Provisioning, and from 1941 to 1942 he was an acting deputy under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Trade. Then, after three years in the company Norsk Brændselolje, he was appointed as deputy under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice in 1945.[1]

In 1946 he was appointed as a Supreme Court Justice. From 1962 to 1974 he served as the Norwegian Parliamentary Ombudsman for Public Administration. He also served as member of other public boards and committees. He was decorated with the Grand Cross of the Royal Norwegian Order of St. Olav in 1972. He died on 25 December 1989 in Bærum.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Torgersen, Rolf Normann. "Andreas Schei". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 1 July 2009. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Tore Schei". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 June 2009. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
position created
Norwegian Parliamentary Ombudsman
1962–1974
Succeeded by
Erling Sandene