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Rt. Hon. Finnur INGOLFSSON

Member of the Althingi

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.

Religion

Lutheran.

Politics

the Progressive Party

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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.