Ministry of Provisioning and Reconstruction
It was established on 1 October 1939 as the Ministry of Provisioning, though having no relation to the Ministry of Provisioning which existed from 1916 to 1922. The name was changed to the Ministry of Provisioning and Reconstruction in 1942. It ceased to exist on 30 June 1950. Its tasks were transferred to various ministries.
From the beginning in 1939 the ministry consisted of four directorates and one department (alminnelig avdeling). The directorates were led by Nikolai Schei, Jens Bache-Wiig, Per Prebensen and Øivind Lorentzen. The department was led by Alf Frydenberg with Erling Mossige and Andreas Schei as heads of office.
|Trygve Lie||Norwegian Labour Party||Nygaardsvold||1939-1940|
|Arne Sunde||Liberal Party||Nygaardsvold||1940-1942|
|Anders Frihagen||Norwegian Labour Party||Nygaardsvold||1942-1945|
|Egil Offenberg||Conservative party||Gerhardsen I||1945-1945|
|Oscar Torp||Norwegian Labour Party||Gerhardsen II||1945-1948|
|Nils Hønsvald||Norwegian Labour Party||Gerhardsen II||1948-1950|
- Ministries since 1814 - Government.no
- Lie, Trygve (1955). Leve eller dø (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 47.
- Ministry of Provisioning and Reconstruction, Councillor of State - Government.no