Leif Eldring

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Leif Thomas Eldring (18 April 1933 – 25 August 1994) was a Norwegian judge and civil servant.

He was born in Vardø. He competed his education in law in 1963, having worked part-time in Postverket.[1] He was Norway's Governor of Svalbard from 1974 to 1977 and 1985 to 1991.[2] Between the two spells he had been appointed as deputy under-secretary of state in the Norwegian Ministry of Justice and the Police. Except for his second spell in Svalbard, he was the permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice from 1979 to 1993.[1] From 1 January 1994 to his death in August 1994 he served as a Supreme Court Justice.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leif Eldring er død" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 30 August 1994.
  2. ^ Berg, Ole T. (2007). "fylke". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  3. ^ Faremo, Grete; Smith, Carsten (5 September 1994). "Leif Eldring". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 11.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Fredrik Beichmann
Governor of Svalbard
1974–1977
Succeeded by
Jan Grøndahl
Preceded by
Kristian Bloch
Permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice and the Police
1979–1991
Succeeded by
Hans Vaalund (acting)
Preceded by
Carl Alexander Wendt
Governor of Svalbard
1985–1991
Succeeded by
Odd Blomdal
Preceded by
Hans Vaalund (acting)
Permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice and the Police
1991–1993
Succeeded by
Ingelin Killengreen