Andres Lavik

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Andres Johannesson Lavik (5 December 1852 – 1941) was a Norwegian farmer and politician for the Liberal Party.

He was elected to the Parliament of Norway in 1897 from the constituency Søndre Bergenhus Amt, and served one term.[1] He hailed from Eksingedalen and was a municipal council member in Hosanger from 1888. In 1910 when the new municipality Modalen was created, he became mayor there.

He was a brother of Andreas, Dore and Johannes Lavik, father of Nils Lavik and uncle of Herbrand Lavik.[2] He was also the maternal grandfather of Svein Blindheim.[3]


  1. ^ "Andres Johannesen Lavik" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Odland, Paul. "Nils Lavik". In Helle, Knut. Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Bryne, Arvid. Vi sloss for Norge (in Norwegian). p. 14.