Olav Oksvik

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Olav Berntsen Oksvik (7 May 1887 – 16 September 1958) was a Norwegian politician for the Labour and Social Democratic Labour parties. In 1928 he helped launch the newspaper Romsdal Folkeblad.[1] In January 1941 he was ordered by Nasjonal Samling to become mayor of the municipality of Bolsøy, which he categorically refused.[2] He served as Norway's minister of agriculture from 1947 to 1948.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norderval, Ingunn. 1989. Olav Oksvik: medmenneske og politiker. Oslo: Tiden, p. 31.
  2. ^ Pryser, Tore (1988). Klassen og nasjonen 1935-1946. Volume four of Arbeiderbevegelsens historie i Norge (in Norwegian). Oslo: Tiden. p. 325. ISBN 82-10-02754-9.