Hendrik Koekoek

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Hendrik Koekoek
Tweede ronde, Boer Koekoek, Bestanddeelnr 931-0765.jpg
Hendrik Koekoek in 1980
Parliamentary leader in the
House of Representatives
In office
5 June 1963 – 10 June 1981
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice discontinued
Parliamentary groupFarmers' Party
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
5 June 1963 – 10 June 1981
Parliamentary groupFarmers' Party
Leader of the Farmers' Party
In office
10 December 1958 – 31 December 1982
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice discontinued
Chairman of the Farmers' Party
In office
10 December 1958 – 31 December 1982
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byOffice discontinued
Personal details
Born
Hendrik Koekoek

(1912-05-22)22 May 1912
Hollandscheveld, Netherlands
Died8 February 1987(1987-02-08) (aged 74)
Bennekom, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyFarmers' Party (1958–1982)
Other political
affiliations
Christian Historical Union
(until 1956)
Spouse(s)
Doortje van Zetten
(m. 1942; his death 1987)
RelativesJan de Groote
(brother-in-law)
OccupationPolitician · Farmer · Farmworker · Activist
Military service
Allegiance Netherlands
Branch/serviceRoyal Netherlands Army
Years of service1930–1932 (Conscription)
1932–1939 (Reserve)
1939–1940 (Conscription)
RankNl-landmacht-soldaat-der-3e-klasse.svg Private
Battles/wars

Hendrik Koekoek (22 May 1912 – 8 February 1987) was a Dutch politician and founder of the defunct Farmers' Party (BP) and farmer.

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

External links[edit]

Official
Party political offices
Preceded by
Office established
Lijsttrekker of the
Farmers' Party

1959196319671972
197219771981
Succeeded by
Office discontinued
Preceded by
Office established
Leader of the Farmers' Party
1958–1982
Succeeded by
Office discontinued
Chairman of the Farmers' Party
1958–1982
Preceded by
Office established
Parliamentary leader of the
Farmers' Party in the
House of Representatives

1963–1981
Succeeded by
Office discontinued