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Theodoor René KELCHTERMANS

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Theodoor René KELCHTERMANS, Belgian Senator.

Background

KELCHTERMANS, Theodoor René was born on June 27, 1943 in Peer, Belgium. Parents: Martinus Hubertus Cornelius Kelchtermans and Maria Gertrudes Lucia Catherina Kelchtermans (née Neyens).

Education

Sacré Coeur School. Heusden, Classics, 1955-1961, Catholic University of Louvain, Ph.D in Psychological Science, 1962-1966. Spoken languages: Dutch, French, English.

Career

Provincial Councillor, 1974-1981. Deputy Mayor and Pres, of Group, Peer, 1976-1980. Christelijke Volkspartij (Christian People's Party) Pres, for TongresMaaseik, 1977-1981.

Mayor, Peer, since 1980. Deputy, since 1981; Community Minister of Education and Training, 1985-1988. Community Minister of Labour, Training and Public Works, February 1988 until October 1988.

Community Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation, Rural Re-Development, October 1988-1992. Community Minister for Public Works, Town and Country Planning and Internal Affairs. Cncllr., Psycho Medical and Social Centre, Neerpelt, 1966-1981.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Connections

Spouse Anna Maria Paula Dierckx, 1968. Children: Karen, Sylvie, Birgit.