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Dr. David Adrianus Theodorus VAN OOIJEN

Member of the First Chamber

Dr. David Adrianus Theodorus VAN OOIJEN, Dutch Member of the First Chamber. Knighthood of the Dutch Lion, 1982; great officer of the Merit Order, 1980 (Luxemburg).

Background

VAN OOIJEN, Dr. David Adrianus Theodorus was born on December 25, 1939 in Wateringen. Parents: Theodorus van Ooijen and Adriana van Ooijen (née van Euijck).

Education

Pedagogic Academy, teacher’s certificate, 1955-1959. Training for priests, catholic priest, 1961-1967. University of Nijmegen, Social ethics, drs. in Theology, 1967-1971.

Spoken languages: Dutch, French, English, German.

Career

Member Second Chamber 1971-1986. President Committee education, 1978-1986. President Committee minority groups.

198286; Pres, interparliamentary Benelux board, 1980-1982. Pres interparliamentary Dutch Linguistic union, 1982-1986. Member First Chamber, since 1987.

President Committee education, since 1987. Teacher primary school, 1959-1961. teacher secondary school, 1963-1966. Catholic pastor, 1966-1968.

Teacher for adults 1968-1971. Member of executive board Open University Heerlen, 1986-1991.

Works

  • Priesters in de politiek, in Concilium no. 7, 1982. Mythe en Realitist van christelijke politiek, AMBO-Baarn, 1979.

Religion

Catholic.

Membership

Clubs: Religious Dominican Order.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Education. Science, Culture.