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Aase Bjerkholt

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Monarch  Olav V
Monarch  Haakon VII Olav V
Party  Labour Party
Succeeded by  Elsa Skjerven
Role  Politician
Preceded by  Karen Gronn-Hagen
Name  Aase Bjerkholt
Prime Minister  Einar Gerhardsen
Prime Minister  Einar Gerhardsen

Aase Bjerkholt
Died  August 17, 2012, Oslo, Norway

Aase Ingerid Nathalie Bjerkholt (16 January 1915 – 17 August 2012) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. She was born in Oslo.

She was consultative councillor of state for family and consumer affairs during the third cabinet Gerhardsen in 1955–1956, and became the first Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs in 1956. She held the post until 1965, except for one month in 1963 during the cabinet Lyng. From January to February 1963 she was also caretaking Minister of Social Affairs.

She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Oslo in 1958, and was re-elected on three occasions. On the local level she was a member of Oslo city council from 1945 to 1947.

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Aase Bjerkholt Wikipedia


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