Peter Martin Anker (politician)

Summary

Peter Martin Anker (June 20, 1801 – February 24, 1863) was a Norwegian landholder and politician.

Rød Herregård in Halden

Anker was born at Halden in Østfold, Norway. He was a son of wholesaler Niels Anker (1764–1812). He was also a third cousin of Karen Anker, wife of Johan Caspar Herman Wedel-Jarlsberg.[1] Together with Thrine Gløersen (1814–1902)[2] he had the children Nils Anker, Herman Anker, Christian August Anker and Dikka Møller. Grandchildren include Katti Anker Møller, Ella Anker and Johan Anker and great-greandchildren include Øyvind Anker, Synnøve Anker Aurdal, Peter Martin Anker[1] and Tove Mohr.[3]

He served as first deputy to the Parliament of Norway during the term 1839–1841, representing the constituency Smaalenenes Amt (now Østfold).[1][4]

Anker was a major landowner and held the manor house Rød herregård in Halden.[5][6] Anker was married to Petronelle Didrikke Cathrine Tank (1806-1833) daughter of Carsten Tank. Following her death, he married Cathrine Olava Nicoline Gløersen (1814-1902).[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Bratberg, Terje (2007). "Anker". In Henriksen, Petter (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  2. ^ Lønnå, Elisabeth. "Dikka Møller". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  3. ^ Høyer, Svennik. "Ella Anker". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 13 June 2010.
  4. ^ "Peder Martin Anker" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Herregårdskaféen - Rød Herregård". visitnorway.com. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Om Rød Herregård". Østfoldmuseene. Archived from the original on 12 August 2016. Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  7. ^ Knut Dørum. "Carsten Tank". Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 15 June 2016.