Bjarne Lyngstad

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Bjarne Lyngstad
Minister of Agriculture
In office
12 October 1965 21 August 1970
Prime Minister Per Borten
Preceded by Leif Granli
Succeeded by Hallvard Eika
Minister of Local Government
In office
28 August 1963 25 September 1963
Prime Minister John Lyng
Preceded by Oskar Skogly
Succeeded by Jens Haugland
Member of the Norwegian Parliament
In office
1 October 1961 30 September 1969
Constituency Nord-Trøndelag
Personal details
Born(1901-01-09)9 January 1901
Inderøy, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway
Died4 September 1971(1971-09-04) (aged 70)
NationalityNorwegian
Political party Liberal
OccupationPolitician
Farmer

Bjarne Lyngstad (9 January 1901 4 September 1971) was a Norwegian politician for the Liberal Party.

He was born in Inderøy.

From August to September 1963 he served as the Minister of Local Government and Work Affairs during the short-lived centre-right cabinet Lyng. When another centre-right cabinet was formed in 1965, under Prime Minister Per Borten, Lyngstad was appointed Minister of Agriculture and held this position until 21 August 1970.

He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Nord-Trøndelag in 1961 and was re-elected on one occasion. During his stints as cabinet member, which included the entire second term, he was replaced by deputy representative Ola H. Kveli. Lyngstad had served in the position of deputy representative during the terms 19541957 and 19581961.

Lyngstad was a long-time member of the Inderøy municipality council, serving as deputy mayor in the periods 19451947 and 1955 to 1961 and mayor from 1947 to 1952.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Oskar Skogly
Minister of Local Government and Labour
August 1963September 1963
Succeeded by
Jens Haugland
Preceded by
Leif Granli
Minister of Agriculture
19651970
Succeeded by
Hallvard Eika