Meesman, Johan Hendrik was born on May 6, 1934 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Son of Henri and Johanna Sietske (Borger) Meesman.
M.Law, University Leyden, The Netherlands, 1961.
From 3d to 1st secretary, embassies in, Dar-es-Salam, Abidjan
from 3d to 1st secretary, embassies in, Pretoria, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1965-1977;
counsellor, Ministry Foreign Affairs, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1977-1980;
deputy chief mission, Netherlands delegate to 2d follow-up meeting, Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Madrid, 1980-1982;
deputy chief of mission, Netherlands Mission to United Nations, New York City, 1982-1986;
ambassador Netherlands delegate to, 3d Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe Follow-up meeting, Vienna, Austria, 1986-1989;
ambassador, Netherlands Embassy, Washington, 1990-1993.