Jan Joseph Godfried van Voorst tot Voorst (politician)

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This article is about the politician. For his son, see Jan Joseph Godfried van Voorst tot Voorst.
This is a Dutch name; the family name is Van Voorst tot Voorst, not Voorst.
Jan Joseph Joseph Godfried baron van Voorst tot Voorst
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Member of the Senate
In office
March 27, 1908 – September 18, 1923
President of the Senate
In office
May 12, 1914 – September 17, 1929
Preceded by Jan Elias Nicolaas Schimmelpenninck van der Oye
Succeeded by Willem Lodewijk de Vos van Steenwijk
Member of the Senate
In office
September 18, 1923 – January 17, 1931
Personal details
Born September 16, 1846
Elden, Netherlands
Died January 17, 1931
Arnhem, Netherlands
Political party RKSP
Residence Arnhem, Netherlands
Religion Roman Catholic

Jan Joseph Godfried baron van Voorst tot Voorst Sr. (Elden, 16 September 1846 – Arnhem, 17 January 1931) was a Dutch politician and lieutenant-general of the Dutch army.[1]

He was a member of the RKSP and was President of the Senate between 1914 and 1929. He was preceded by Jan Elias Nicolaas Schimmelpenninck van der Oye and was succeeded by Willem Lodewijk de Vos van Steenwijk.


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Preceded by
Jan Elias Nicolaas Schimmelpenninck van der Oye
President of the Senate of the Netherlands
1914-1929
Succeeded by
Willem Lodewijk de Vos van Steenwijk