He was born in Porsgrunn, and served as a Pentecostal evangelist from 1942. He was an assistant superintendent in an Oslo congregation from 1952 to 1959, superintendent in Skien from 1959 to 1968, Trondheim from 1968 to 1971 and "Filadelfia", Oslo from 1971 to 1989. As leader of the largest Pentecostal congregation in the nation's capital, he was a national leader.
For the Norwegian parliamentary election, 1965 he was the third candidate on the ballot in Telemark, behind Johannes Østtveit and Olav Søyland and ahead of writer Ingebjørg Kasin Sandsdalen. He was elected as a deputy representative for the term 1965–1969. He was later a minor candidate at the 1973 and 1985 elections.
He was married for almost 60 years, and had four children. He died in March 2010.
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