Peder Kjerschow

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Peder Kjerschow (5 June 1857 – 10 December 1944) was a Norwegian judge.

He was born in Tromsøe,[1] as a son of Christian Collett Kjerschow and grandson of Peder Christian Hersleb Kjerschow. Through marriage he was a nephew of Jacob Andreas Michelsen and first cousin of Christian Michelsen. He was also a great-grandfather of Arild Kjerschow, born 1944.[2]

He became a public prosecutor in 1891, presiding judge in 1902 and Norwegian Director of Public Prosecutions in 1911. He retired in 1929. He issued several books.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Peder Kjerschow". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 9 September 2009. 
  2. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Kjerschow". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 9 September 2009. 
Legal offices
Preceded by
Harald Smedal
Norwegian Director of Public Prosecutions
1911–1929
Succeeded by
Haakon Sund