Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Appeal
James Leonard JANSSEN VAN RAAY, Dutch Member of the European Parliament. member Honorary Escort to the Queen, 1968-1975; Honorary Chairman, Professor Football players, 1984-1986; Honorary Consul of the Republic of Singapore in the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Bundsverdienstkreuz, Federation Repub. of Germany.
Primary school. The Hague, 1938-1940, and Bandung, 1940-1942. Japanese concentration Camp, 1942-1945. Grammar school beta, 194650.
Leyden University, Law, Masters degree, 1950-1954. Rotterdam University, introductory economics, 1953. Spoken languages: Dutch.
English, French, German, Spanish, Bahasa Indonesian.
Secretary CHU (now part of Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal)) 1971. Vice-Chairman, Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), 1975-1980. Member City Council, Rotterdam, 1977-1979.
Member of the European Parliament and Christian Democratic Union Spokesman on Legal Affairs and Transport, 1979-1984. Re-elected Member of the European Parliament November 1986 and June 1989 European People's Party. Chairman Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal) Working group on Europe.
1984-1986; Chairman Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), Rotterdam, 1984-1986. Member Interparliamentary Delegation ASEAN, 1979-1984 and 1989-1994. Chairman, Metallicus-Pension Fund, 1967-1987.
Chairman, Vertom Shipping Company, 1970. Chairman and Co-founder, International Federation Professor Football players, 1978. Member Supervisory Board, Nestlé Nederland, 1985.
Member Supervisory Board, OHRA - Insurance, 1987.