First Cabinet of Hendrik Verwoerd

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1st Cabinet of Republic of South Africa
(since 1961 Constitution)
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Hendrik Verwoerd
Date formed8 October 1961 (1961-10-08)
Date dissolved30 March 1966 (1966-03-30)
People and organisations
Head of statePresident Charles Robberts Swart
Head of governmentPrime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd
Member partyNational Party
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition partyUnited Party
Opposition leaderDe Villiers Graaff
History
Election(s)1961
Legislature term(s)4 years, 5 months and 22 days
PredecessorStrydom
SuccessorVerwoerd II
Cabinet post Minister Start End
Prime minister Hendrik Verwoerd 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Agriculture
From 1964: Lands and land affairs
Paul Sauer
D. C. H. Uys
8 October 1961
August 1964
August 1964
30 March 1966
Bantu Administration and Development M. D. C. de Wet Nel 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Bantu Education W. A. Maree 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Defense Jim Fouché 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Economy Nicolaas Diederichs 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Education, Art and Science Johannes de Klerk 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Finance Theophilus E. Dönges 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Foreign Affairs Eric Louw
Hilgard Muller
8 October 1961
9 January 1964
9 January 1964
30 March 1966
Forestry Paul Sauer
W. A. Maree
Frank Waring
8 October 1961
August 1964
1965
August 1964
1965
30 March 1966
Health Albert Hertzog 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Housing and Community Development P. W. Botha 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Indian Affairs W. A. Maree 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Information Frank Waring 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Interior (Home Affairs) Johannes de Klerk 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Justice John Vorster 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Labour Alfred Trollip 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Mining Nicolaas Diederichs
Jan Haak
8 October 1961
August 1964
August 1964
30 March 1966
Post and Telegraphs Albert Hertzog 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Public Works Paul Sauer
P. W. Botha
8 October 1961
August 1964
August 1964
30 March 1966
Social Security and Pensions Jan Serfontein 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Tourism Frank Waring 1963 30 March 1966
Trade and Industry D. C. H. Uys 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Transport Ben Schoeman 8 October 1961 30 March 1966
Water and Agricultural Technical Services P. K. Le Roux 8 October 1961 30 March 1966