Jon Jørundson Mannsåker

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Jon Jørundson Mannsåker (28 September 1880 – 28 February 1964) was a Norwegian priest and politician for the Liberal Party.

He was born in Odda, and took an education in theology. He was the headmaster of Hardanger folk high school from 1912 to 1928, and at the same time an auxiliary priest in Ullensvang from 1914. In 1928 he became a curate in Voss.[1] He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1927 and 1930, representing the constituency Hordaland and the Liberal Party.[2]

In 1933 he moved permanently to Oslo to become a curate there. From 1940 to 1950 he served as vicar.[1] He was a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament during the term 1954–1957.[2] He was a minor ballot candidate in the 1957 election.[3]

He was the father of politician Bergfrid Fjose and historian Dagfinn Mannsåker.


  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Jon Jørundson Mannsåker". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 March 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Jon Jørundson Mannsåker" (in Norwegian). Storting. 
  3. ^ "Norges Offisielle Statistikk. XI. 299. Stortingsvalget 1957." (PDF) (in Norwegian). Statistics Norway.