Hendrik Koekoek

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Hendrik Koekoek
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Parliamentary leader of the Farmers' Party in the House of Representatives
In office
15 May 1963 – 9 September 1981
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
5 June 1963 – 10 June 1981
Party leader of the Farmers' Party
In office
4 April 1958 – 10 June 1981
Party chair of the Farmers' Party
In office
4 April 1958 – 10 June 1981
Leader Hendrik Koekoek
Personal details
Born Hendrik Koekoek
(1912-05-22)22 May 1912
Hollandscheveld, Netherlands
Died 8 February 1987(1987-02-08) (aged 74)
Bennekom, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Farmers' Party
Other political
affiliations
Christian Historical Union
(until 1956)
Spouse(s) Doortje van Zetten (m. 1942)
Occupation Politician
Farmer
Religion Dutch Reformed Church
Nickname(s) Farmer Koekoek
This article is about a Dutch politician. For the Dutch painter, see Hendrik Pieter Koekkoek.

Hendrik Koekoek (22 May 1912 – 8 February 1987) was a Dutch farmer and politician of the defunct Farmers' Party (Boerenpartij - BP). The founder and its Party leader and Party Chair from 1958 until 1981. He served as the Parliamentary leader of the Farmers' Party in the House of Representatives from 15 May 1963 until 9 September 1981 and as an MP from 5 June 1963 until 10 June 1981. He was also member of the States-Provincial of Gelderland between 6 June 1962 and 5 June 1963. Although he was widely known, he was never a major force in the Dutch political landscape.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) KOEKOEK, Hendrik (1912-1987), Historici.nl, 10 February 2012
Party political offices
Preceded by
Party Founded
Party leader of the Farmers' Party
1958-1981
Succeeded by
Party Disbanded
Preceded by
Party Founded'
Party chair of the Farmers' Party
1958-1981
Succeeded by
Party Disbanded
Preceded by
Party Founded
Parliamentary leader of the Farmers' Party
in the House of Representatives

1963-1981
Succeeded by
Party Disbanded'