John A. Schefte

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John Anton Schefte (16 February 1872 – 24 February 1957) was a Norwegian newspaper editor and politician for the Liberal Party.

He was born in Ogndal, and had a bookprinter's education. He was the editor-in-chief of Grømstad-Posten from 1900 to 1908, and was also a member of Grimstad city council.[1] He then started and edited Indherred from October 1910 to September 1919.[2] He was acting editor of Inntrøndelagen briefly,[3] before taking over as editor of Stjørdalens Blad.[1] He was a member of Stjørdal municipal council as well, and was a temperance activist. He remained editor of Stjørdalens Blad until his death[4] in February 1957. He was buried in Værnes.[5]


  1. ^ a b "50 aar". Trondhjems Adresseavis (in Norwegian). 14 February 1922. p. 6. 
  2. ^ "Indherred (avis)". Steinkjerleksikonet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Inntrøndelagen (avis)". Steinkjerleksikonet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 15 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Salberg, Bjarne T. (1992). Stjørdalens Blad gjennom 100 år (in Norwegian). Trondheim. pp. 114–115. 
  5. ^ "Cemeteries in Norway". DIS-Norge. Retrieved 16 July 2011.