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Jacob Theodoor Cremer

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Jacob Theodoor Cremer, Dutch diplomat. member of the board administrators Suez Canal Company, Paris, France; member, later president, International Opium Confs., The Hague, 1911, 12, 13, 14.

Background

Cremer, Jacob Theodoor was born on June 30, 1847 in Zwolle, Holland. Son of Jacob Theodoor and Louise (Toewater) Cremer.

Education

Educated in Holland.

Career

Went to Netherlands, East Indies, in employ of Netherlands Trading Society, 1868. Head manager Deli Company (tobacco plantations), 1871-1883. Returned to Amsterdam as head manager Deli Railway Company, 1883.

Member 2d Chamber States General (House of Representatives), 1884-1897. Minister for the colonies, 1897-1901. Again member 2d Chamber States General, 1901-1905.

President Netherlands Trading Society, at Amsterdam, 1906-1912. Member 1st Chamber States General (Senate), since 1912. Special envoy of Queen of Netherlands to Hudson-Fulton Celebration, New York, 1909.

Member of Parliament and Electrical Engineer from Netherlands to the United States, since 1918.

Membership

Member of the board administrators Suez Canal Company, Paris, France. Member, later president, International Opium Confs., The Hague, 1911, 12, 13, 14.

Connections

Married Annie Hermine Hogan, of Penang, Straits Settlements, January 16, 1873.

father:
Jacob Theodoor Cremer

mother:
Louise (Toewater) Cremer

spouse:
Annie Hermine Hogan