Jan van Aartsen
Van Aartsen was a lawyer in The Hague and a member of the Anti Revolutionary Party. He became minister of Transportation and Water Management of the Netherlands in November 1958, at the end of the fourth cabinet of Prime Minister Willem Drees. From 1959 to 1963 he was minister of Housing and the Construction Industry in the cabinet-De Quay. Under Prime Minister De Quay's successor Victor Marijnen, Van Aartsen returned to the post of Transportation and Water Management. In 1965, Van Aartsen was appointed Queen's Commissioner of the province of Zeeland, where he would remain until 1974.
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