Johan Skipnes

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Johan Skipnes
Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
In office
18 October 1972 – 16 October 1973
Prime Minister Lars Korvald
Preceded by Odvar Nordli
Succeeded by Leif Aune
Personal details
Born Johan Kristoffer Winther Skipnes
(1909-12-18)18 December 1909
Aure, Norway
Died 12 March 2005(2005-03-12) (aged 95)
Molde, Norway
Political party Christian Democratic Party

Johan Kristoffer Winther Skipnes (18 December 1909 – 12 March 2005) was a Norwegian politician for the Christian Democratic Party.

He was born in Aure.

He served in the position of deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Møre og Romsdal during the term 1954–1957. He was later the Minister of Local Government and Work Affairs in 1972–1973 during the cabinet Korvald.

On the local level he held various positions in Molde city council from 1945 to 1975, serving as mayor during the terms 1962–1963, 1963–1965 and 1971–1973. From 1963 to 1967 he was also a member of Møre og Romsdal county council, serving as county mayor from 1963 to 1964 and in 1975.


  • "Johan Skipnes" (in Norwegian). Storting.
Political offices
Preceded by
Odvar Nordli
Norwegian Minister of Local Government
Succeeded by
Leif Jørgen Aune

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