Gerhardsen's Third Cabinet

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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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Unless otherwise noted, the period was 22 January 1955 – 28 August 1963