Arvo Salminen

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Arvo Salminen

Arvo Ilmari Salminen (5 August 1896 in Pori – 26 July 1967 in Helsinki) was a Finnish Lutheran clergyman and politician.

He was a member of the National Coalition Party (Finland) and was the chairman of the party in 1946 - 1954. He served in Parliament in 1945 - 1948 and again in 1951 - 1958. He also served as Finnish Minister of Education in the caretaker government from November 17, 1953 to May 5, 1954.

Salminen held a divinity degree as well as a law degree.

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