Richard Declerck

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Richard Declerck
Senator De Boodt met Richard Declerck en Leo Suenens.jpg
Richard Declerck with Cardinal Suenens and senator August De Boodt (nl).
Born Richard August François Declerck
(1899-12-31)31 December 1899
Bruges, Belgium
Died 12 March 1986(1986-03-12) (aged 86)
Antwerp, Belgium
Nationality  Belgium
Occupation politician

Richard August François Declerck (Bruges, 31 December 1899 – Antwerp, 12 March 1986) was a Belgian lawyer and politician. He was governor of the province of Antwerp from 7 January 1946 until 31 December 1966.

Political career[edit]

Richard Declerck was a member of the communal council of Bruges from 1933 until 1938.

Preceded by
Georges Holvoet
Governor of Antwerp
1946 – 1966
Succeeded by
Andries Kinsbergen

Sources[edit]

  • Steve Heylen, Bart De Nil, Bart D’hondt, Sophie Gyselinck, Hanne Van Herck en Donald Weber, Geschiedenis van de provincie Antwerpen. Een politieke biografie, Antwerpen, Provinciebestuur Antwerpen, 2005, Vol. 2 p. 48