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Tonny van Renterghem, Dutch writer. Decorated War Cross, Resistance Cross Memorial; recipient Certified of Honor Righteous Among Nations, Yad Vashem, 1988. Board directors Liberal International, London, 1946-1947; chairman Cambridge University Congress, 1947; advisory board Netherlands History Cavalry Museum; Member CANDLES (director research since 1985), Association Netherlands Cavalry Officers, Netherlands-American Society.

Background

Renterghem, Tonny van was born on June 28, 1919 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Son of Antoine F.M. and Marguerite (Warnant) van Renterghem.

Career

Officer, Netherlands Army Cavalry, 1938-1947;chief of staff, Netherlands Resistance, Amsterdam-Z., 1943-1945;officer on staff, HRS Prince Bernhard, Netherlands Armed Forces, 1945-1947;partner, Comatec Inc./Real Estate, Los Angeles, 1949-1957;director research, advisory, George Stevens Senior Prodns., 20th Century Fox, others, Los Angeles, 1958-1966;director product evaluation, Growth Technology Inc., Los Angeles, 1967-1969;president, Malibu Institute, Los Angeles, 1970-1990;writer, Zandvoort, The Netherlands, since 1990. Consultant, lecturer.

Achievements

  • Avocations: bicycling, photography, historical research, languages.

Works

Membership

Board directors Liberal International, London, 1946-1947. Chairman Cambridge University Congress, 1947. Advisory board Netherlands History Cavalry Museum.

Member CANDLES (director research since 1985), Association Netherlands Cavalry Officers, Netherlands-American Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, photography, historical research, languages.

Connections

Married Susanne Severeid, March 5, 1977.

father:
Antoine F.M. Renterghem

mother:
Marguerite (Warnant) Renterghem

spouse:
Susanne Severeid