William Engseth

William Engseth (born 1 August 1933 in Målselv) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.[1] He was appointed Minister of Local Government Affairs in 1987, and in 1988 he became Minister of Transport and Communications 1988–1989.[1] In 1989 he was elected as a member of the Norwegian Parliament from Troms and held the seat to 1997.[2]

William Engseth
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Minister of Transport and Communications
In office
13 June 1988 – 16 October 1989
Prime MinisterGro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded byKjell Borgen
Succeeded byLars Gunnar Lie
Minister of Local Government
In office
20 February 1987 – 13 June 1988
Prime MinisterGro Harlem Brundtland
Preceded byLeif Haraldseth
Succeeded byKjell Borgen
Personal details
Born (1933-08-01) 1 August 1933 (age 87)
Målselv, Norway
Political partyLabour

From 1990 to 1994 he was president of the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "William Engseth". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2009-11-04. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "William Engseth" (in Norwegian). Storting.
Political offices
Preceded by
Leif Haraldseth
Norwegian Minister of Local Government
1987–1988
Succeeded by
Kjell Borgen
Preceded by
Kjell Borgen
Norwegian Minister of Transport and Communications
1988–1989
Succeeded by
Lars Gunnar Lie