Ole Aavatsmark

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Ole Severin Aavatsmark
26th Governor of Nordland
In office
Preceded byBue Fjermeros
Succeeded byOdd With
Personal details
Born(1918-03-06)6 March 1918
Namsos, Norway
Died31 March 1983(1983-03-31) (aged 65)
Bodø, Norway
Spouse(s)Constance Marie Greiff-Olsen
MotherJorid Ekker
FatherOlav Aavatsmark
Alma materUniversity of Oslo (1941)

Ole Severin Aavatsmark (1918–1983) was a Norwegian lawyer and politician. He served as the County Governor of Nordland county from 1966 until his death in 1983.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Aavatsmark was born on 6 March 1918 in Namsos in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. He was the son of Olav Aavatsmark and his wife Jorid Ekker. He was also the grandson of the politician Ole Severin Aavatsmark. In 1943, he married Constance Marie Greiff-Olsen. He died on 31 March 1983 in the town of Bodø in Nordland county, Norway.[2]

Education and career[edit]

Ole Aavatsmark took his examen artium in 1936. He got is cand.jur. degree from the University of Oslo in 1941. He became a deputy judge in Alstahaug District Court in 1942. Aavatsmark was a councilor on the Nord-Trøndelag county council from 1946 to 1953. In 1953, he became the county manager for the Nordland county council and he worked in that role until 1966. In 1966, he was appointed to the position of county governor for Nordland county. He held that position until his death in 1983.[2]


  1. ^ Tveit, Knut Are, ed. (2009-02-14). "Ole Severin Aavatsmark". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  2. ^ a b Aavatsmark, Ivar. Aavatsmark : gårds- og slektshistorie (in Norwegian). Bergen. pp. 227–229. ISBN 9788299570107.
Government offices
Preceded by
Bue Fjermeros
County Governor of Nordland
Succeeded by
Odd With