Thomas Offenberg Backer

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Thomas Offenberg Backer
Born 27 September 1892
Died 10 January 1987
Alma mater Norwegian Institute of Technology
Occupation engineer
Employer Norwegian Public Roads Administration

Thomas Offenberg Backer (27 September 1892[1] – 10 January 1987[2]) was a Norwegian engineer.

He graduated from the Norwegian Institute of Technology as in 1914. From 1948 to 1962 he served as director of the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads. He had formerly worked as a district engineer for the Norwegian Public Roads Administration in Oppland.[3]

He was a brother of Andreas Backer, journalist and secretary-general for the Norwegian Trekking Association.


  1. ^ "Hvem er Hvem?" (in Norwegian). 1973. p. 35. 
  2. ^ "Grav - Gravferdsetaten i Oslo kommune" (in Norwegian). 
  3. ^ "Backer, Thomas Offenberg". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. 
Preceded by
Arne Olai Korsbrekke
Director of the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads
Succeeded by
Karl Olsen