Charles Welter

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Charles Welter
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Member of the House of Representatives
In office
27 July 1948 – 5 June 1963
Parliamentary leaderCatholic National Party
House of Representatives
In office
27 July 1948 – 28 May 1956
Preceded byFirst
Succeeded byNone
Member of the Senate
In office
20 November 1945 – 24 July 1946
Minister of Colonial Affairs
In office
10 August 1939 – 11 November 1941
Prime MinisterDirk Jan de Geer
(1939–1940)
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(1940–1941)
Preceded byCornelis van den Bussche
Succeeded byPieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
Minister of Finance
In office
3 September 1940 – 27 July 1941
Prime MinisterPieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
Preceded byDirk Jan de Geer
Succeeded byMax Steenberghe
Minister of Colonial Affairs
In office
24 June 1937 – 25 July 1939
Prime MinisterHendrikus Colijn
Preceded byHendrikus Colijn
Succeeded byCornelis van den Bussche
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
8 June 1937 – 27 June 1937
Minister of Colonial Affairs
In office
26 September 1925 – 7 March 1926
Prime MinisterHendrikus Colijn
Preceded byHendrikus Colijn
Succeeded byJacob Christiaan Koningsberger
Personal details
BornCharles Joseph Ignace Marie Welter
(1880-04-06)6 April 1880
The Hague, Netherlands
Died28 March 1972(1972-03-28) (aged 91)
The Hague, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Political partyRoman Catholic State Party (1900–1945)
Catholic People's Party (1945–1947)
Catholic National Party (1948–1955)
Catholic People's Party (from 1956)
Spouse(s)Geertruida Burger
OccupationPolitician
Civil servant
Corporate director

Charles Joseph Ignace Marie Welter (6 April 1880 – 28 March 1972) was a Dutch politician of the Roman Catholic State Party (RKSP) until the party became the Catholic People's Party (KVP) later his own formed Catholic National Party (KNP) and again the Catholic People's Party (KVP).[1]

Decorations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Dutch) Ch.J.I.M. Welter Geheugenvannederland.nl

External links[edit]

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Party political offices
Party established Chairman of the Catholic National Party
1948–1956
Party disestablished
Leader of the Catholic National Party
1948–1956
Leader of the Catholic National Party
in the House of Representatives

1948–1956
Political offices
Preceded by
Hendrikus Colijn
Minister of Colonial Affairs
1925–1926
Succeeded by
Jacob Christiaan Koningsberger
Preceded by
Hendrikus Colijn
Minister of Colonial Affairs
1937–1939
Succeeded by
Cornelis van den Bussche
Preceded by
Dirk Jan de Geer
Minister of Finance
1940–1941
Succeeded by
Max Steenberghe
Preceded by
Cornelis van den Bussche
Minister of Colonial Affairs
1939–1941
Succeeded by
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy