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Paula D’HONDT-VAN OPDENBOSCH

Paula D’HONDT-VAN OPDENBOSCH, Belgian Senator.

Background

  • D’HONDT-VAN OPDENBOSCH, Paula was born on August 27, 1926 in Kerksken.

  • Education

    • Catholic Social School Brussels, social assistant, 1947.

    Career

    • Member and militant supporter since its foundation, CVP party, since 1945. Local councillor, Kerksken, 1952-1964. Alderman, Kerksken, 1964-1976.

      Provincial Senator, East Flanders, 1974-1980. Senator (succession), 1980-1988. Senator (directly elected), since 1981.

      Parliamentary Under Secretary, PTT (Post, Telegraph and Telephones), 1981-1988. Minister of Public Works, 1988-1989. Royal Commissioner for Migrant Policy since 1989.

      Professional career: member Catholic Workers Wives (KAV), 1947-1948. Social assistant, NMBS, AalstOudenaarde, 1948-1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Christian Social Party

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