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Drs. Gerard VAN LEIJENHORST

Drs. Gerard VAN LEIJENHORST, Dutch Member of the Second Chamber. Great Officer of the Order of OranjeNassau, 1986.

Background

  • VAN LEIJENHORST, Drs. Gerard was born on June 11, 1928 in Ede. Parents: Willem van Leijenhorst and Berendina van Driesten.

  • Education

    • Natural sciences and chemistry, Rÿksuniversiteit, Utrecht, 1950-1961. Spoken languages: English, German, French.

    Career

    • Secretary, CHU, 1960-1971. Member of Second Chamber, for CHU 1971-1980, and for Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), 1980- SI. Chairman of Ethnic minorities Committee.

      Secretary of State, Binnenlandse business, 1981-1982. Secretary of State, Education and Science, 1982-1986. Member of Second Chamber, Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), since 1986.

      Chairman Parly Committee O&W.

    Works

    • Over 100 articles concerning politics and theology in historical ‘Netherlander’.

    Politics

    Religion

    Protestant.

    Denomination: Christian

    Connections

    • Spouse Geertruida Hendrika Swets, 1956. Children: Helena Berendina, Willem Huibert, Robert Paul, Anne Mieke.
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    Born June 11, 1928
    Ede
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