Dionysius Koolen

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Dionysius Koolen
Dionysius Adrianus Petrus Norbertus Koolen (1925).jpg
Dionysius Koolen in 1925
Member of the Council of State
In office
1 May 1926 – 24 March 1945
Vice President
Minister of Labour,
Commerce and Industry
In office
4 August 1925 – 8 March 1926
Prime MinisterHendrikus Colijn
Preceded byPiet Aalberse
Succeeded byJan Rudolph
Slotemaker de Bruïne
Speaker of the House of Representatives
In office
14 October 1920 – 5 August 1925
Preceded byDirk Fock
Succeeded byCharles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
19 September 1905 – 5 August 1925
Parliamentary groupGeneral League of
Roman Catholic
Caucuse
Personal details
Born
Dionysius Adrianus Petrus Norbertus Koolen

(1871-01-21)21 January 1871
Rijswijk, Netherlands
Died24 March 1945(1945-03-24) (aged 74)
Voorschoten, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyRoman Catholic
State Party
(from 1926)
Other political
affiliations
General League of
Roman Catholic
Caucuse
(until 1926)
Spouse(s)
Maria Zumgahr
(m. 1896; his death 1945)
Children4 sons and 3 daughters
Alma materUtrecht University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws, Doctor of Philosophy)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Jurist · Lawyer · Prosecutor · Judge · Academic administrator

Dionysius Adrianus Petrus Norbertus Koolen (21 January 1871 – 24 March 1945) was a Dutch politician of the defunct Roman Catholic State Party (RKSP), later formed to the Catholic People's Party (KVP) now merged into the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA).[1]

He was a member of the General League of Roman Catholic Caucuses and its continuation, the Roman Catholic State Party. He was a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands from 1905 until 1925, when he became minister of Labour, Trade and Industry, which was a single ministry at the time. He was speaker of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands in the period from 14 October 1920 to 5 August 1925. After being a minister he became a member of the Council of State.

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Commander BAR.png Commander of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 1923

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Koolen, Dionysius Adrianus Petrus Norbertus (1871-1945)" (in Dutch). Huygens ING. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 28 February 2019.

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Official
House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Preceded by
Wilhelmus Friesen
Member for Grave
1905–1918
District abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Dirk Fock
Speaker of the House of Representatives
1920–1925
Succeeded by
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck
Preceded by
Piet Aalberse
Minister of Labour,
Commerce and Industry

1925–1926
Succeeded by
Jan Rudolph
Slotemaker de Bruïne