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Gerhardsen's Third Cabinet

 

Gerhardsen's Third Cabinet

Gerhardsen's Third Cabinet governed Norway between 22 January 1955 and 28 August 1963. The Labour Party cabinet was led by Einar Gerhardsen. It had the following composition:

Cabinet members

Portfolio Minister Period[1] Party
Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen Labour
Minister of Foreign Affairs Halvard Manthey Lange Labour
Minister of Defence Nils Handal – 18 February 1961 Labour
Gudmund Harlem 18 February 1961 – Labour
Minister of Industry Gustav Sjaastad – 9 April 1959 Labour
Kjell Holler 9 April 1959 – 4 July 1963 Labour
Trygve Lie 4 July 1963 – Labour
Minister of Finance and Customs Mons Lid – 28 December 1956 Labour
Trygve Bratteli 28 December 1956 – 23 April 1960 Labour
Petter Jacob Bjerve 23 April 1960 – 4 February 1963 Labour
Andreas Zeier Cappelen 4 February 1963 – Labour
Minister of Wages and Prices Gunnar Bråthen 1 August 1955 – 9 April 1959 Labour
Gunnar Bøe 9 April 1959 – 1 September 1962 Labour
Karl Trasti 1 September 1962 – Labour
Minister of Local Government and Labour Johan Ulrik Olsen – 1 September 1958 Labour
Andreas Zeier Cappelen 1 September 1958 – 4 February 1963 Labour
Oskar Skogly 4 February 1963 – Labour
Minister of Social Affairs Rakel Seweriin – 1 August 1955 Labour
Gudmund Harlem 1 August 1955 – 18 February 1961 Labour
Olav Bruvik 18 February 1961 – 30 December 1962 Labour
Aase Bjerkholt 30 December 1962 – 4 February 1963 Labour
Olav Gjærevoll 4 February 1963 – Labour
Minister of Transport and Communications Kolbjørn Varmann – 23 April 1960 Labour
Trygve Bratteli 23 April 1960 – Labour
Minister of Trade and Shipping Arne Skaug – 13 January 1962 Labour
O.C. Gundersen 13 January 1962 – Labour
Minister of Fisheries Nils Kristian Lysø Labour
Minister of Agriculture Olav Meisdalshagen – 14 May 1956 Labour
Harald Johan Løbak 14 May 1956 – 23 April 1960 Labour
Einar Joachim Wøhni 23 April 1960 – Labour
Minister of Justice and Police Jens Christian Hauge – 1 November 1955 Labour
Jens Haugland 1 November 1955 – Labour
Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs Aase Bjerkholt 21 December 1956 – Labour
Minister of Church Affairs and Education Birger Bergersen – 23 April 1960 Labour
Helge Sivertsen 23 April 1960 – Labour

State Secretaries

Ministry State Secretary Period[1] Party
Office of the Prime Minister Kai Knudsen 23 January 1955 – 31 December 1955 Labour
Olaf Solumsmoen 6 January 1956 – Labour
Arnfinn Guldvog 6 January 1956 – Labour
Dagfin Juel 1 April 1956 – Labour
Kjell Gjøstein Aabrek 1 January 1958 – Labour
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dag Ramsøy Bryn – 30 April 1958 Labour
Hans Engen 1 August 1958 – Labour
Ministry of Finance Karl Trasti – 28 December 1956 Labour
Per Kleppe 25 February 1957 – 1 March 1962 Labour
Minister of Defence Sivert Andreas Nielsen 1 August 1955 – 31 July 1958 Labour
Erik Himle 1 July 1958 – 17 February 1961 Labour
Ministry of Industry Odd Gøthe – 31 August 1958 Labour
Ministry of Social Affairs Bjørn Skau 15 December 1961 – Labour
Ministry of Transport and Communications Halvard Lange Bojer 1 September 1956 – 1 May 1960 Labour
Robert Nordén 15 August 1960 – 6 January 1961 Labour
Erik Himle 1 January 1962 – Labour
Ministry of Fisheries Olaf Marcelius Grønaas – 4 May 1960 Labour
Finn Bryhni 15 June 1960 – 5 January 1962
Ministry of Agriculture Thorstein Treholt – 1 September 1957 Labour
Ministry of Church Affairs and Education Helge Sivertsen – 1 December 1956 Labour
Enevald Skadsem 2 September 1960 – Labour

References

  • Einar Gerhardsens tredje regjering 1955-1963 - Regjeringen.no

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