Louw de Graaf

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Louw de Graaf
Louw de Graaf 1979 (1).jpg
Louw de Graaf in 1979
Minister of Social Affairs
and Employment
In office
3 February 1987 – 6 May 1987
Ad interim
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byJan de Koning
Succeeded byJan de Koning
In office
29 May 1982 – 4 November 1982
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byJoop den Uyl
Succeeded byJan de Koning
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
3 June 1986 – 14 July 1986
In office
16 September 1982 – 5 November 1982
In office
10 June 1981 – 29 May 1982
Parliamentary groupChristian Democratic Appeal
State Secretary for Social Affairs
and Employment
In office
6 May 1987 – ,1 October 1989
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byHimself
Succeeded byElske ter Veld
In office
5 November 1982 – ,3 February 1987
Serving with Annelien Kappeyne
van de Coppello
(1982–1986)
Prime MinisterRuud Lubbers
Preceded byPiet van Zeil
Succeeded byHimself
In office
28 December 1977 – 11 September 1981
Prime MinisterDries van Agt
Preceded byJan Mertens
Succeeded byIen Dales
Hedy d'Ancona
Member of the Social
and Economic Council
In office
1 July 1970 – 28 December 1977
ChairmanJan de Pous
Personal details
Born
Louw de Graaf

(1930-04-12)12 April 1930
Kootstertille, Netherlands
Died15 July 2020(2020-07-15) (aged 90)
NationalityDutch
Political partyChristian Democratic Appeal
(from 1980)
Other political
affiliations
Anti-Revolutionary Party
(1951–1980)
OccupationPolitician · Civil servant · Trade Union leader · Nonprofit director

Louw de Graaf (12 April 1930 – 15 July 2020) was a Dutch politician. He was a member of the defunct Anti-Revolutionary Party (ARP) and later the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA) party and trade union leader.

De Graaf worked as a trade Union leader for the National Christian Trade Unions Federation from 1955 until 1977 and served as General-Secretary from 1970 until 1977.

After the election of 1977 De Graaf was appointed as State Secretary for Social Affairs, taking office on 28 December 1977.

De Graaf was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives after the election of 1981, taking office on 10 June 1981.[1]

De Graaf died on 15 July 2020, aged 90.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mensen zijn nu eenmaal geen engeltjes". De Volkskrant (in Dutch). 30 June 2003. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  2. Oud-bewindsman Louw de Graaf van het CDA overleden (in Dutch)