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Rt. Hon. Finnur INGOLFSSON

Rt. Hon. Finnur INGOLFSSON, Icelandic Member of the Althingi.

Background

  • INGOLFSSON, Rt. Hon. Finnur was born in Vik, Myrdal, Iceland. Parents: Ingolfur Sæmundsson Ingolfsson and the late Svala Ingolfsson (née Magnúsd).

  • Education

    • University of Iceland, Cand Decon, 1979-1984. Spoken languages: Icelandic, English, Danish.

    Career

    • President, Progressive Party Youth Organization, 1982-1986. Special Assistant, Minister of Fisheries, 19831987. Member of exec, committee, since 1984, member of governing board, since 1986, Progressive Party.

      Chairman, Progressive Union, Reykjavik, 1987-1991. Special Assistant, Minister of Health Welfare, 1987-1991. Member of the Althingi.

      Member of Congress Committee for Health and Welfare. Member of Industrial Committee. Managing Director, Katla Vik, 1975-1977.

      Managing Director, Dyngja knitting mill, 1977- 1979.

    Politics

    the Progressive Party

    Party affiliation: Progressive Party

    Religion

    Lutheran.

    Membership

    • Clubs: member, Board Member, 1979-1985, Youth Organization of Iceland.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports activities, reading, family. International affairs, economy, health welfare, fishery management, fishing economy.

    Connections

    • Spouse Kristin Ingolfsson (née Vigfúsdóttir), 1977. Children: Fanney, Ingi Thor, Huida.
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