Trygve Wettre

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1874 – 1936


Who was Trygve Wettre?

Trygve Wettre was a Norwegian businessperson.

He was born in Kristiania as a son of Ole Wettre and Christine Elisabet Johannesen. He was a younger brother of businessman Ragnar Wettre.

He attended Kristiania Borger- og Realskole, and at the school's hundredth anniversary in 1912 he and two brothers donated NOK 1000 to the school. After finishing Kristiania Commerce School in 1890, Wettre worked office jobs in Norway until 1907, except for the period 1893 to 1899 when he stayed abroad. In 1908 he became a co-owner of the company Peter Thr. Duborgh. From 1929, when William Duborgh died, Wettre was the company's sole owner, and when he died, the company was passed on to Ragnar Wettre.

In 1916 he entered the first board of the Scandinavian American Assurance Corporation, together with L. S. Karlsen, Harald Hougen and B. Dreyer. He was the deputy chair of Kristiania Handelsstands Forening from 1916 to 1919, was a member of the 50-man committee of the Kristiania Chamber of Commerce and the Kristiania Stock Exchange arbitration court, and a board member of the Norwegian Branch of the International Law Association. He was a supervisory council member of Borregaard, De forenede Uldvarefabriker, Det Norske Luftfartrederi, Schous Bryggeri, Den Norske Remfabrik, Lilleborg and De-No-Fa, and a board member of Norsk Aeroplanfabrik, Forsikringsselskapet Viking, Bergens Privatbank, Store Norske Spitsbergen Kulkompani and Vinmonopolet.

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Jan 13, 1874
  • Norway
Aug 10, 1936

on July 23, 2013


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