Otto B. Halvorsen's First Government

21 June 1920 - 22 June 1921

Conservative Party (C) and Liberal Left Party (LL)

Number of government members:

21.06.1920 10
22.06.1921 10

 

Prime Minister
Halvorsen, Otto Bahr, barrister. Prime Minister and Chief of the Ministry of Justice. (C)


Minister of Foreign Affairs
Michelet, Christian Fredrik, barrister. Minister of Foreign Affairs. (C)


Councillors of State
Bull, Edvard Hagerup, former councillor of state. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Finance. (C)

Jahren, Gunder Anton Johannesen, director. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Agriculture. (C)

Jensen, Nils Riddervold, secondary school teacher. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Church and Education. (C)

Wefring, Karl Wilhelm, chief physician. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Defence. (LL)

Klingenberg, Odd Sverressøn, barrister. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Social Affairs. (C)

Holmboe, Johan Henrik Rye, consul. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Provisioning. (LL)

Middelthon, Cornelius, consul. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Labour. (C)

Bruun, Gerdt Henrik Meyer, factory owner. Councillor of State, Chief of the Ministry of Trade. (C)


Change of ministers in Halvorsens First Government 1920-1921:

Date Ministry Out of ministry Into ministry
    None None


State Secretary
Hesselberg, Nils Otto, State Secretary. Resigned 1 October 1920.

Fürst, Hans Severin, supreme court judge. State Secretary 1 October 1920.

 

In a session of  the Council of State on 18 June 1921, Otto B.  Halvorsen's (first) Government handed in its resignation, after having lost a vote in the Storting on educational policy. Permission to leave  was granted by King Haakon VII in a session of the Council of State on 21 June, effective as of 22 June 1921 at 12 noon. At the same time, Otto Blehr's Second Government was appointed, effective as of 22 June 1921 at 12 noon.