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STRÖMSÖE, Thorstein Andreas Tangen

Born: 1883 11 30
Died: 1958 12 12


Year registered: 1928

Born in Skram, Vågsøy, Sogn and Fjordane, Norway. Currently nothing is known of Strömsöe's training. He married Bergliot Lem (born in Maurstad, Vågsøy, Sogn and Fjordane, Norway on 1889 09 25) on 1911 10 06 in St Olav Lutheran Church, Durban. They may be the parents of Trygvy STRÖMSÖE. He is first recorded working in Pretoria in 190? for the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT which he joined on a temporary basis in that year. He was appointed to the permanent staff as a second grade draughtsman in 1912. He was not listed as working for the PWD in 1918 nor after this date. By 1928 he was working for the Olifants River Bridge Construction, Gompies (Gompiesrivier?). His wife died in 1948. At some time he remarried one Raghild who died in Margate, South Africa on 1996 04 27. He resigned from the Institute of South African Architects in 1953. He died in Johannesburg.

ISAA 1928. (PSL 1914; ISAA mem list) [Biographical names and dates extracted from My Heritage 2018 03 10].

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