Fred Borgman

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Fred Borgman
Fred Borgman 1986.jpg
Mayor of Nijkerk
In office
16 March 1990 – 1 December 1994
Preceded by Pieter van der Zaag
Succeeded by Bartele Vries
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
11 November 1982 – 16 March 1990
In office
9 September 1981 – 16 September 1982
In office
5 April 1978 – 10 June 1981
Personal details
Born Freddie Borgman
(1946-12-16)December 16, 1946
Aalsmeer, Netherlands
Died 11 May 1996(1996-05-11) (aged 49)
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Christian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) Cobi Koningen (m. 1968–1996; his death)
Children 2 daughters and 1 son
Occupation Politician
Civil servant

Freddie "Fred" Borgman (16 December 1946 – 11 May 1996) was a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal. He served as a Member of the House of Representatives between 1978 until 1990 when he became Mayor of Nijkerk, serving from 16 March 1990 until his resignation on December 1, 1994 because of an undescribed illness. Borgman died on 11 May 1996 following a battle with his undescribed illness at the age of 49.


Early life[edit]

Freddie Borgman was born on 16 December 1946 in Aalsmeer in the Netherlands Province of North Holland in a Reformed family, the son of Jan Borgman and Sybranda Jacoba de Vries. After leaving secondary school, he worked at the Aalsmeer Flower Auction from 1966 until 1972 in the company of his father.


He was a member of the Aalsmeer municipal council, from 1 September 1970 until 1 September 1982. He was an alderman from 3 September 1974 until 1 April 1978 when he became a Member of the House of Representatives on 5 April 1978. He served in the House of Representatives until 16 March 1990, with two short interruptions in 1981 and 1982. He focused on matters of health and life issues and was secretary of the fraction from 1986 until 1990. On 16 March 1990 he became the Mayor of Nijkerk, serving until his resignation.


He married Jacoba "Cobi" Koningen on 26 September 1968 in Aalsmeer, they had one son and two daughters, of which one died young from a traffic accident.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pieter van der Zaag
Mayor of Nijkerk
Succeeded by
Bartele Vries