Borghild Bondevik Haga

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Borghild Bondevik Haga (8 December 1906 – 12 April 1990) was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party.

She was born in Austre Moland as a daughter of teacher Nils Bondevik (1874–1961) and Kari Hauge (1867–1958).[1] She was a sister of Ottar and Gunnar Bondevik, first cousin of Johannes and Kjell Bondevik, and through that part of the family a first cousin once removed of Odd and Kjell Magne Bondevik.[2]

She finished her secondary education in 1929. After a period as secretary for the YWCA in Kristiansand she became a farmer's wife in 1935. Haga was a member of Brunlanes municipal council from 1959 to 1965. She has been a member of the school board from 1940 to 1954 (chairing it the last four years) and the county school board from 1968 to 1975 (chairing it the last three years).[1]

She was elected to the Parliament of Norway from Vestfold in 1965. She served as a member of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and the Election Committee, but was not re-elected in 1969.[1]

She chaired Norges Husflidslag from 1968 to 1974. She also held regional board memberships in the YWCA, the Norges Bondekvinnelag and the Norwegian Missionary Society.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Borghild Bondevik Haga" (in Norwegian). Storting. 
  2. ^ Hollekim, Gisle; Olsen, Kurt Johnny (20 April 1991). "Dynastiet Bondevik". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 26.