Per Tønder

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Per Tønder (born 6 April 1911) is 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 since 1957.[2] As mayor he was also a member of Troms county council.

He is decorated with the King's Medal of Merit in gold. In 2012 he celebrated his 101st birthday, now residing in Nøtterøy.[2]


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