Koos Rietkerk

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Koos Rietkerk
Koos Rietkerk 1977 (1).jpg
Koos Rietkerk in 1977
Minister of the Interior
In office
4 November 1982 – 20 February 1986
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byMax Rood
Succeeded byFrits Korthals Altes (Ad interim)
Parliamentary leader in the
House of Representatives
In office
19 December 1977 – 25 August 1981
Preceded byHans Wiegel
Succeeded byHans Wiegel
Parliamentary groupPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
State Secretary for Social Affairs
In office
28 July 1971 – 23 April 1973
Prime MinisterBarend Biesheuvel
Preceded byRoelof Kruisinga
as State Secretary for
Social Affairs and Health
Succeeded byJan Mertens
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
11 September 1974 – 4 November 1982
In office
23 January 1973 – 1 September 1973
In office
23 February 1967 – 28 July 1971
Parliamentary groupPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Personal details
Born
Jacobus Gijsbert Rietkerk

(1927-12-14)14 December 1927
Boskoop, Netherlands
Died20 February 1986(1986-02-20) (aged 58)
The Hague, Netherlands
Cause of deathHeart attack
NationalityDutch
Political partyPeople's Party for
Freedom and Democracy

(from 1958)
Spouse(s)
Johanna Zwiers
(m. 1953; his death 1986)
Children2 daughters and 1 son
Alma materLeiden University
(Bachelor of Laws, Master of Laws)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Jurist · Researcher · Trade unionist · Nonprofit director

Jacobus Gijsbert "Koos" Rietkerk (14 December 1927 – 20 February 1986) was a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and jurist.

Decorations[edit]

Honours
Ribbon bar Honour Country Date Comment
NLD Order of the Dutch Lion - Knight BAR.png Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion Netherlands 8 June 1973

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Official
Party political offices
Preceded by
Hans Wiegel
Parliamentary leader of the
People's Party for Freedom and Democracy
in the House of Representatives

1977–1981
Succeeded by
Hans Wiegel
Political offices
Preceded by
Roelof Kruisinga
as State Secretary for
Social Affairs and Health
State Secretary for Social Affairs
1971–1973
Succeeded by
Jan Mertens
Preceded by
Max Rood
Minister of the Interior
1982–1986
Succeeded by
Frits Korthals Altes
Ad interim