Josef van Schaik

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Josef van Schaik (1948)
Josef van Schaik in 1956

Josephus Robertus Hendricus (Josef) van Schaik (31 January 1882, Breda – 23 March 1962, The Hague) was a Dutch politician. He was president of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands during two separate periods, September 18, 1929 - May 12, 1933 and November 11, 1937 - August 7, 1948, having become a member of the house in 1917. During this second period the Netherlands was occupied by Nazi Germany between 1940-1945. He was Minister of Justice from 1933-1935, Minister of Transport and Water Management in 1948, deputy Prime Minister and Minister of internal affairs from 1948-1951. Afterwards he was a member of the Council of State of the Netherlands until 1957.

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This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Dutch Wikipedia.
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
President of the House of Representatives
1929-1933
Succeeded by
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
Preceded by
Piet Aalberse
President of the House of Representatives
1937-1948
Succeeded by
Rad Kortenhorst