Trygve Olsen

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Trygve Olsen
Minister of Fisheries
In office
18 October 1972 16 October 1973
Prime Minister Lars Korvald
Preceded by Magnus Andersen
Succeeded by Eivind Bolle
Mayor of Måsøy
In office
Personal details
Trygve Jens Asbjørn Olsen

(1921-11-21)21 November 1921
Måsøy, Finnmark, Norway
Died17 April 1979(1979-04-17) (aged 57)
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Centre

Trygve Jens Asbjørn Olsen (11 November 1921 17 April 1979) was a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party.

He was born in Måsøy.

Trygve Olsen was the son of Parliament member Johannes Olai Olsen, but was not elected to parliament. Instead, he worked as a fisher from 1939. He was a member of the board in Norges Råfisklag from 1958 to 1966, and chairman of Fiskebåtredernes forbund from 1977 to 1979. He was the Minister of Fisheries from 19721973 during the cabinet Korvald.

He was active in local politics as mayor of Måsøy municipality from 1968 to 1972. During the same period he was also a member of Finnmark county council.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Magnus Andersen
Norwegian Minister of Fisheries
Succeeded by
Eivind Bolle