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Oscar Bakke

government official.

Oscar Bakke, Norwegian government official. Served as officer (pilot), United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946; member Air Force Association.


Bakke, Oscar was born on June 8, 1919 in Bergen, Norway, (parents United States citizens). Son of Olaf E. and Karen N. (Knutsen) Bakke.


Bachelor of Arts, Wagner College, 1941. Student Brooklyn Law School, 1941, Agricultural and Technology College Texas, 1944, Columbia Law School, 1946.


Board, 1946-1974; reports editor accident investigation div., 1946-1947, flight operations specialist international standards div., Bureau Safety Regulation, 1947-1950, chief air carrier div. Bureau Safety Regulation, 1950-1954, deputy director Bureau Safety Regulation, 1954-1956, director, 1956-1957, director Bureau Safety, 1957-1960. Director Bureau Flight Standards, Federal Aviation Agency, 1960-1961, assistant administrator Eastern region, 1961-1967, associate administrator plans, 1967-1968, acting deputy administrator, 1968-1974.

President Gateway Park Corporation, Prince Georges Company, Maryland.


Served as officer (pilot), United States Army Air Force, 1941-1946. Member Air Force Association.


Married Astrid J. Josephensen, October 2, 1943. Children: Stephen H., Kenneth A., Robert O., Daniel B. With Civil Aero.

Olaf E. Bakke

Karen N. (Knutsen) Bakke

Astrid J. Josephensen

Stephen H. Bakke

Kenneth A. Bakke

Robert O. Bakke

Daniel B. With Civil Aero Bakke