Oskar Jarle Grimstad

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Oskar Jarle Grimstad
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Oskar Jarle Grimstad. Image from FrPMedia
Member of Parliament
for Møre og Romsdal
Assumed office
14 September 2009
Personal details
Born (1954-11-08) 8 November 1954 (age 62)
Hareid, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Progress Party
Spouse(s) Lillian Grimstad
Children Two
Occupation Politician
Profession Director

Oskar Jarle Grimstad (born 8 November 1954) is a Norwegian politician representing the Progress Party (FrP) for Møre og Romsdal. He is a member of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment.[1]

Grimstad was a member of the Progress Party's central board between 1999 and 2008. Grimstad was deputy mayor of Hareid between 1999 and 2003, and then a member of the Møre og Romsdal county council between 2003 and 2009.[1] He was successfully nominated for the Storting in second place on FrP's Møre og Romsdal ballot ahead of the 2009 parliamentary election.

Aside from politics, Grimstad has been a seaman, and a welder. Since 1976 he has been the director of three metalworking firms.[1] Grimstad is married and has two adult daughters.[2] Grimstad's youngest daughter Kamilla (17) died in a disastrous fire shortly before Christmas 2008.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Biografi:Grimstad, Oskar J." (in Norwegian). Stortinget. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Oskar Jarle Grimstad" (in Norwegian). TV2 nyhetene. Retrieved 10 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "- Hele familiens solstråle". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 16 December 2008. Retrieved 10 October 2010.