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Cornelis Van Der Lely Edit Profile

inventor , Manufacturing company executive

Cornelis Van Der Lely, Dutch manufacturing company executive, inventor. Recipient Seminatore d'oro, Salone della Macchina Agricola, Italy, 1972, Koning Willem I Plaquette, Holland, 1983, Officier in de Orde van Oranje Nassau, 1985.

Background

Lely, Cornelis Van Der was born on March 2, 1920 in Maasland, Holland. Arrived in Switzerland, 1959. Son of K. and M. (van der Vlugt) van der Lely.

Career

President, founder Lely Companies, Australia, Canada, United States, Holland, Switzerland, England, France, Germany,, Austria, Italy, since 1945.

Connections

Married Maartje J. den Hollander, September 18, 1954. Children: Harold, Olaf, Ronald, Celesta, Alexander.

father:
K. van

mother:
M. (van

spouse:
Maartje J. den Hollander

children:
Harold Lely

Olaf Lely

Ronald Lely

Celesta Lely

Alexander Lely