Hendrik Koekoek

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This article is about a Dutch politician. For the Dutch painter, see Hendrik Pieter Koekkoek.
Hendrik Koekoek
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Hendrik Koekoek in 1980
Parliamentary leader of the Farmers' Party in the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
5 June 1963 – 10 June 1981
Preceded by New title
Succeeded by Party dissolved
Member of the House of Representatives of the Netherlands
In office
5 June 1963 – 10 June 1981
Leader of the Farmers' Party
In office
4 April 1958 – 10 June 1981
Preceded by New title
Succeeded by Party dissolved
Chairman of the Farmers' Party
In office
4 April 1958 – 10 June 1981
Preceded by New title
Succeeded by Party dissolved
Personal details
Born Hendrik Koekoek
(1912-05-22)22 May 1912
Hollandscheveld, Netherlands
Died 8 February 1987(1987-02-08) (aged 74)
Bennekom, Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
Political party Farmers' Party (1958–1981)
Other political
affiliations
Christian Historical Union
(until 1956)
Spouse(s) Doortje van Zetten (m. 1942)
Occupation Politician
Farmer
Farmworker
Religion Reformed
Military service
Allegiance  Netherlands
Service/branch  Royal Netherlands Army
Years of service 1930–1932
1939–1940
Rank Nl-landmacht-soldaat-der-3e-klasse.svg Private
Battles/wars

Hendrik Koekoek (22 May 1912 – 8 February 1987) was a Dutch farmer and politician of the defunct Farmers' Party (Boerenpartij - BP). The founder and its Party leader and Party Chair from 1958 until 1981. He served as the Parliamentary leader of the Farmers' Party in the House of Representatives and a Member of the House of Representatives from 5 June 1963 until 10 June 1981. He was also member of the States-Provincial of Gelderland between 6 June 1962 and 5 June 1963. Although he was widely known, he was never a major force in the Dutch political landscape.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) KOEKOEK, Hendrik (1912-1987), Historici.nl, 10 February 2012

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Official
Party political offices
New title Chairman of the Farmers' Party
1958–1981
Party dissolved
Leader of the Farmers' Party
1958–1981
Parliamentary leader of the Farmers' Party
in the House of Representatives of the Netherlands

1963–1981