Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen

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Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen in 1889

Gerlach Cornelis Joannes van Reenen (30 September 1818, Amsterdam – 31 May 1893, The Hague) was a Dutch politician.

He was Mayor of Amsterdam from 1850-1853 and later a member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands for Amsterdam. He served as Ministers of the Interior from 1853-1856. He was president of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands in the period 23 September 1858 - 20 September 1869. After being a minister he became a member of the Council of State of the Netherlands serving as vice-chairman from 1876-1893. In 1876 he became Jonkheer.

After the passing of king William III, the heir, Wilhelmina, was underage, and he became chairman of the regency committee.

Political offices
Preceded by
Willem Anne Schimmelpenninck van der Oye
President of the House of Representatives
1858-1869
Succeeded by
Willem Hendrik Dullert