Anton Theodor Harris

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Anton Theodor Harris (5 July 1804 – 6 March 1866) was a Norwegian politician.

In 1844, he was appointed as the County Governor of Finmarkens Amt. He was also the County Governor of the new Tromsø amt (located right next to Finnmark) as well. In 1838 he was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1848, representing the city Tromsø, where the County Governor was seated. He was re-elected in 1851.[1] He later left Finmarkens Amt to become County Governor of Stavangers Amt from 1853 to 1863.

He married Petronelle Kornelia Rye.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anton Theodor Harris — Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD)
  2. ^ Genealogy[permanent dead link]
Government offices
Preceded by
Mons Lie
(acting)
County Governor of Finnmarkens amt
1844–1853
Succeeded by
Carl Frederik Motzfeldt
New creation County Governor of Tromsø amt
1844–1853
Succeeded by
Carl Frederik Motzfeldt
Preceded by
Gunder Aas
County Governor of Stavangers amt
1853–1863
Succeeded by
Vilhelm von Munthe
af Morgenstierne