Per Tønder

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Per Tønder (6 April 1911 – 18 July 2015) was a Norwegian priest and politician for the Labour Party. He served as a deputy representative to the Parliament of Norway from Troms during the terms 1954–1957, 1958–1961 and 1961–1965.[1] He served as mayor of Salangen from 1964 to 1984. He spent most of his career there, as vicar for twenty-five years starting in 1957.[2] As mayor he was also a member of Troms county council. He was decorated with the King's Medal of Merit in gold. In 2012 he celebrated his 101st birthday and, at the time of his death, resided in Nøtterøy.[2]


  1. ^ "Per Tønder" (in Norwegian). Storting. 
  2. ^ a b "Jubilanter". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 4 April 2012. p. 20.