Andreas Baalsrud

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Andreas Baalsrud (5 March 1872 – 23 January 1961) was a Norwegian civil engineer.[1]

He was born at Stavern in Vestfold, Norway. He took his education at the Christiania Technical School and Zurich Polytechnicum. He was hired by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration in 1891, and worked as district engineer in Vest-Agder from 1912 to 1919. From 1919 to 1945 he served as director of the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads.[2] Baalsrud married to Christine Andrea Christofersen (1878–1956). They were the parents of newspaper editor Terje Baalsrud (1914-2003). [3][4]


  1. ^ "Andreas Baalsrud". Merkantilt biografisk leksikon. Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Andreas Baalsrud". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). 
  3. ^ "Andreas Baalsrud". Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Terje Baalsrud". Retrieved January 1, 2017. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Johan Kristian Skougaard
Director of the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads
Succeeded by
Arne Olai Korsbrekke
Non-profit organization positions
Preceded by
Bjarne Nissen
Chairman of the Norwegian Polytechnic Society
Succeeded by
Peter Meinich