Margreeth de Boer

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


Margreeth de Boer
Margreeth de Boer 1994 (1).jpg
Margreeth de Boer in 1994
Mayor of Hoogeveen
In office
15 August 2010 – 15 February 2011
Ad interim
Preceded byHelmer Koetje
Succeeded byKarel Loohuis
Mayor of Leeuwarden
In office
1 November 2001 – 1 April 2004
Preceded byLoekie van Maaren-van Balen
Succeeded byGeert Dales
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
19 May 1998 – 7 November 2001
Parliamentary groupLabour Party
Minister of Housing, Spatial
Planning and the Environment
In office
22 August 1994 – 3 August 1998
Prime MinisterWim Kok
Preceded byHans Alders
Succeeded byJan Pronk
Queen's Commissioner of Drenthe
In office
1 January 1993 – 22 August 1994
MonarchBeatrix
Preceded byWim Meijer
Succeeded byRelus ter Beek
Personal details
Born
Margaretha de Boer

(1939-04-16) 16 April 1939 (age 82)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyLabour Party
Children1 son and 1 daughter
ResidenceAmsterdam, Netherlands
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Corporate director · Nonprofit director

Early life and educationEdit

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

Political careerEdit

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]

DecorationsEdit

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
  Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau Netherlands 30 October 1998

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

Official
Political offices
Preceded by
Wim Meijer
Queen's Commissioner of Drenthe
1993–1994
Succeeded by
Relus ter Beek
Preceded by
Hans Alders
Minister of Housing, Spatial
Planning and the Environment

1994–1998
Succeeded by
Jan Pronk
Preceded by
Loekie van Maaren
-van Balen
Mayor of Leeuwarden
2001–2004
Succeeded by
Geert Dales
Preceded by
Helmer Koetje
Mayor of Hoogeveen
Ad interim

2010–2011
Succeeded by
Karel Loohuis
Business positions
Preceded by
Unknown
Chairman of the
Supervisory board of the
University Medical Center Groningen

2007–2012
Succeeded by
Hans Alders