Helmer Andersen Gjedeboe

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Helmer Andersen Gjedeboe (9 February 1786 – 26 September 1854 ) was a non-commissioned military officer. He served as a representative at the Norwegian Constitutional Assembly.[1]

Helmer Andersen Gjedeboe was born on the farm Geitbuan at Orkdal in Sør-Trøndelag, Norway. Helmer Gjedebo began his military career as a soldier in 1804. After he completed his military service in 1818, he ran a shop. In 1824, he received a license as a distiller. He entered public service as police officer in Trondheim from 1838-1850. His former residence in Trondheim was moved in 1979, rebuilt and opened in the Trondelag Folk Museum (Trøndelag Folkemuseum). [2] [3]

He represented the Second Trondhjem Regiment (Trondhjemske Infanteribrigade) at the Norwegian Constituent Assembly in 1814, together with Jacob Erik Lange. At Eidsvoll, he supported the position of the independence party (selvstendighetspartiet). [4] [5]

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  • Holme Jørn (2014) De kom fra alle kanter - Eidsvollsmennene og deres hus (Oslo: Cappelen Damm) ISBN 978-82-02-44564-5