Aase Bjerkholt

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Aase Bjerkholt
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Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs
In office
25 September 1963 – 12 October 1965
Monarch Olav V
Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen
Preceded by Karen Grønn-Hagen
Succeeded by Elsa Skjerven
In office
1 August 1955 – 28 August 1963
Monarch Haakon VII
Olav V
Prime Minister Einar Gerhardsen
Succeeded by Karen Grønn-Hagen
Personal details
Born 16 January 1915
Oslo, Norway
Died 17 August 2012
Oslo, Norway
Political party Labour Party

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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Political offices
Preceded by
position created
Norwegian Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs
1956–1963
Succeeded by
Karen Grønn-Hagen
Preceded by
Karen Grønn-Hagen
Norwegian Minister of Family and Consumer Affairs
1963–1965
Succeeded by
Elsa Skjerven