Christian Anker (businessman)

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Christian Anker (19 August 1917 – 13 December 1988) was a Norwegian businessperson.

He was born in Kristiania, and spent his career in the family company P. Schreiner sen. & Co with 37 years as director.[1] He retired in 1978.[2]

He also served as board chairman of P. Schreiner sen. & Co,[1] chaired daughter companies such as Staal & Jern and Andr. Grønneberg,[2] was a board member of Kværner and the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club, and supervisory council member of Kreditkassen.[1] He was a board member of Selskabet for Oslo Byes Vel from 1966, succeeded Arno Berg as chairman in 1970 and stepped down in 1978.[3][4] He contributed with metal and steel information to Farmand and Norges Handels- og Sjøfartstidende.[2]

He was a yacht racer, and became Norwegian champion in the Knarr in 1958 and Dragon in 1967.[2] He died in 1988 and was buried at Ris.[5]


  1. ^ a b c Pedersen, Bjørn Egil (16 December 1988). "Christian Anker". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 16.
  2. ^ a b c d "Seilerentusiast i stål og jern". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 19 August 1987. p. 16.
  3. ^ "Dir. Chr. Anker ny formann i Oslo Byes Vel". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 9 April 1970. p. 12.
  4. ^ "Generalforsamling i Oslo Byes Vel". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 25 April 1978. p. 13.
  5. ^ "Cemeteries in Norway". DIS-Norge. Retrieved 14 June 2012.