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Drs. Ries M. SMITS

Member of the Second Chamber

Drs. Ries M. SMITS, Dutch Member of the Second Chamber.


SMITS, Drs. Ries M. was born on October 26, 1944 in Tricht, Netherlands. Parents: R.N. Smits and H. Smits-Zondag.


Erasmus University of Rotterdam, masters in economics. Spoken languages: English, French, German.


Treasurer, CHU, 1976-1978. Secretary CHU, 1978-1980. Member of Provincial States, Zuid-Holland, 1978-1982.

Member of town council, Rotterdam, 1979-1981. General secretary Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), 1980-1986. Campaign leader of Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), 1986.

Member of Second Chamber, since 1986. Organisation adviser and co-secretary, FME Rotterdam.


Netherlands Hervormo.


  • Other Interests

    Economy, Finance, Fishery.