Arne Falstad

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Arne Falstad.

Arne Falstad (1 May 1874 – 27 November 1958) was a Norwegian attorney, banker and politician for the Conservative Party.

He was born at Skjerpengen in Skogn as a son of banker Peder Falstad (1842–1921) and his wife Oline Kathrine Sæther (1837–1928). He was a maternal grandson of politician Peter Andreas Sæther.[1]

He finished his secondary education in Trondhjem in 1892, and graduated with the cand.jur. degree in 1900. He was also a conscript officer from 1894, with promotions to Premier Lieutenant in 1902 and Captain in 1911. He was a junior solicitor in Trondhjem until 1903, then an attorney in Steinkjer from 1903 to 1921. He was also a defender in Inderøy District Court. He was a member of the executive committee of Steinkjer city council from 1913 to 1919, serving as deputy mayor from 1913 to 1916.[1]

From 1921 to 1928 he was the director of Privatbanken in Levanger. He also worked as an attorney in the city. From 1939 he was a defender in Stjør- and Verdal District Court. He was a member of Levanger city council from 1928 to 1940, serving as deputy mayor in 1928–1929 and mayor in 1931–1932, 1934–1935 and 1940. He was elected as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway in 1924, 1930 and 1936 from the constituency Market towns of Sør-Trøndelag and Nord-Trøndelag counties. He met several times during parliamentary session, up to September 1945.[1]

He was a board member of Levanger Elektrisitetsverk and chaired Indherred Kreditbank.[1] He died on 27 November 1958.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Arne Falstad" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Retrieved 10 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dødsfall". Aftenposten. 29 November 1958. p. 16.