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Dr. Jozef VALKENIERS

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Dr. Jozef VALKENIERS, Belgian Senator. Honorary Mayor of Dilbeek.

Background

VALKENIERS, Dr. Jozef was born on December 29, 1932 in Schepdaal-Dilbeek. Parents: Doctor Albert Valkeniers and Julienne Valkeniers (née Eylenbosch).

Education

Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (Catholic University of Louvain), Doctor of General Medicine, Surgery and Gynaecology, 195058. Stage Ellis Hospital Schenectady, New York, USA. Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa, specialization, 1964-1966.

Saint Jans Clinic, Bruges, 1966. Spoken languages: Dutch, English, French, German.

Career

Mayor Schepdaal, 1970-1976. Member, Uitvoerend College Border Federation, Asse. Councillor, Border Federation, Asse.

Deputy, 1974-1985; Local Councillor, Dilbeek, 1977-1982. Mayor of Dilbeek, 1983-1988. Senator for Brussels-Halle-Vilvoorde, 1985- Leader, Volksunie Faction.

Secretary of State for Brussels Region responsible for the environment, social policy and employment, Mas July 1989. Head of Neuro-Psychiatry, H. Heart Clinic, Asse. Head of NeuroPsychiatry, Saint Maria Hospital, 1968-1975.

Head of Neuro-Psychiatry Ninove Hospital, 1967-1976.

Religion

Catholic.

Membership

Clubs: De Prince.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Health, social affairs.

Connections

Spouse the late Carla Kempemeers(lst wife).