Josef van Schaik

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Josef van Schaik (1951)

Josephus Robertus Hendricus "Josef" van Schaik (31 January 1882, in Breda – 23 March 1962, in The Hague) was a Dutch politician. He was Speaker of the House of Representatives during two separate periods, from 18 September 1929 to 12 May 1933 and from 11 November 1937 to 7 August 1948, having become a member of the house in 1917. During this second period the Netherlands was occupied by Nazi Germany between 1940-1945. He was Minister of Justice from 1933 to 1935, Minister of Transport and Water Management in 1948, deputy Prime Minister and Minister of internal affairs from 1948 to 1951. Afterwards he was a member of the Council of State until 1957.

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House of Representatives of the Netherlands
Preceded by
Joseph van Nispen tot Sevenaer
Member for Rheden
1917–1918
Constituency abolished
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
Speaker of the House of Representatives
1929–1933
Succeeded by
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck
Preceded by
Jan Donner
Minister of Justice
1933–1937
Succeeded by
Carel Goseling
Preceded by
Piet Aalberse
Speaker of the House of Representatives
1937–1948
Succeeded by
Rad Kortenhorst
Preceded by
Willem Drees
Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands
1948–1951
Succeeded by
Frans Teulings