Thomas Offenberg Backer

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Thomas Offenberg Backer (1892 – 1987) 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.[1]

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


  1. ^ "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