Margreeth de Boer

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Margreeth de Boer
Mayor of Hoogeveen
In office
15 August 2010 – 15 February 2011
Preceded by Helmer Koetje
Succeeded by Karel Loohuis
Mayor of Leeuwarden
In office
1 November 2001 – 1 April 2004
Preceded by Loekie van Maaren-van Balen
Succeeded by Geert Dales
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
19 May 1998 – 7 November 2001
Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
In office
22 August 1994 – 3 August 1998
Prime Minister Wim Kok
Preceded by Hans Alders
Succeeded by Jan Pronk
Queen's Commissioner of Drenthe
In office
1 January 1993 – 22 August 1994
Preceded by Wim Meijer
Succeeded by Relus ter Beek
Personal details
Born Margaretha de Boer
(1939-04-16) 16 April 1939 (age 78)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Political party Labour Party (PvdA)
Children 1 son and 1 daughter

Margaretha "Margreeth" de Boer (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑrɣaːˈreːtaː mɑrˈɣreːt də bur]; born 16 April 1939) is a retired Dutch politician and member of the Labour Party (PvdA).

Early life and education[edit]

Margaretha de Boer was born on 16 April 1939 in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She studied at the Social Academy.[1]

Political career[edit]

De Boer is a member of the Dutch Labour Party (PvdA). She was Queen's Commissioner of Drenthe (1993–1994), Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment in the First Kok cabinet (1994–1998), Member of the House of Representatives (1998–2001), Mayor of Leeuwarden (2001–2004), and Mayor of Hoogeveen (2010–2011).[1]

Margreeth de Boer (back row, center) with the First Kok cabinet in 1994



  1. ^ a b c (in Dutch) M. (Margreeth) de Boer, Parlement & Politiek. Retrieved on 7 April 2015.