Beatrice Marshoff

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Beatrice Marshoff
Premier of the Free State
In office
22 April 2004[1] – 6 May 2009
Preceded by Winkie Direko[2]
Succeeded by Ace Magashule[3]
Personal details
Born (1957-09-17) September 17, 1957 (age 59)[1][4]
South Africa Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa[4]
Political party African National Congress[4]
Alma mater University of the Free State

Frances Beatrice Marshoff (born 17 September 1957) was Premier of the Free State from 2004[4] to 2009.[3] She succeeded Winkie Direko[2] to the position on 22 April 2004,[1] and was replaced by Ace Magashule[3] on 6 May 2009.

Marshoff is also a registered nurse and was previously Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Social Development in the Free State (June 2001 - 21 April 2004). Before that, she was a member of Parliament for the African National Congress (1994–1999).[4]


  1. ^ a b c "Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) Profile Information: Frances Beatrice Marshoff, Ms". Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Public sector: Premiers". Mail and Guardian. August 7, 2008. Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c Letsoalo, M.; Rossouw, M. (April 30, 2009). "ANC goes 50-50 on premiers". Mail and Guardian. Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Beatrice Frances Marshoff". Who's Who of Southern Africa ( Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Winkie Direko
Premier of the Free State
26 April 2004 – 6 May 2009
Succeeded by
Ace Magashule