Mümtaz Ökmen

Mümtaz Ökmen (1896-28 May 1961) was a former Turkish civil servant and politician.

Mümtaz Ökmen
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Minister of Commerce
In office
November 12, 1940 – July 9, 1942
Prime MinisterRefik Saydam
Preceded byNazmi Topçuoğlu
Succeeded byBehçet Uz
Minister of Justice
In office
April 6, 1946 – September 19, 1946
Prime MinisterRecep Peker, Hasan Saka
Preceded byAli Rıza Türel
Succeeded byŞinası Devrin
Vice Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
September 19, 1946 – September 10, 1947
Prime MinisterHasan Saka
Preceded by(newly established)
Succeeded byFaik Ahmet Barutçu
Personal details
Born1896 (1896)
Died1961 (aged 64–65)
Political partyRepublican People's Party (CHP)
Children2
Alma materİstanbul University

BiographyEdit

After graduating from the law school of İstanbul University, he served in Ziraat Bankası (Agricultural Bank of Turkey). Beginning on 8 February 1935, he served in the Turkish parliament for four terms up to 14 May 1950 (5, 6, 7th and 8th Parliament of Turkey) as a representative of the Republican People's Party (CHP).[1] In the 12th government of Turkey (Saydam government) he was the Minister of Commerce between 26 November 1940- 9 July 1942. In the 14th government of Turkey (2nd Saracoğlu government), he was briefly the Minister of Justice from 6 April 1946 to 7 August. In the next government (Peker government), he continued as the Minister of Justice and was appointed as the newly established vice prime minister between 19 September 1946 and 10 September 1947.[2]

He was married and father of two.[1]

ReferencesEdit

Political offices
Preceded by
Nazmi Topçuoğlu
Minister of Commerce
26 Nov 1940-9 July 1942
Succeeded by
Behçet Uz
Preceded by
Ali Rıza Türel
Minister of Justice
6 April 1946-19 Sep. 1946
Succeeded by
Şinası Devrin
Preceded by
(Office established)
Vice Prime Minister of Turkey
19 Sep. 1946 – 10 Sep. 1947
Succeeded by
Faik Ahmet Barutçu