Hendrik Barend (Henk) Engelsman (December 9, 1914, Batavia, Dutch East Indies - September 21, 1979) was a Dutch lawyer, civil servant, social-democratic politician and director. After World War II, he was active in the Dutch post-war political investigation (Politieke Opsporingsdienst) and was appointed as a temporary, non-party member of the Municipal Council of Schiedam in November 1945. In 1946 He was elected to the Municipal Council, as a member of the Partij van de Arbeid (Labour Party). He also worked as a lawyer, first at the (Ministry of Trade and Industry) (around 1947) and later at the (Ministry of Economics) as Secretary and Department Head. From 1956 until 1978 he was a member of the .

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  • Hendrik Barend (Henk) Engelsman (December 9, 1914, Batavia, Dutch East Indies - September 21, 1979) was a Dutch lawyer, civil servant, social-democratic politician and director. After World War II, he was active in the Dutch post-war political investigation (Politieke Opsporingsdienst) and was appointed as a temporary, non-party member of the Municipal Council of Schiedam in November 1945. In 1946 He was elected to the Municipal Council, as a member of the Partij van de Arbeid (Labour Party). He also worked as a lawyer, first at the (Ministry of Trade and Industry) (around 1947) and later at the (Ministry of Economics) as Secretary and Department Head. From 1956 until 1978 he was a member of the . Engelsman was appointed to the House of Representatives (Netherlands) (Tweede Kamer der Staten-Generaal) as an interim member for the first time in October 1958. After several years, he was appointed as an interim member of the House for a second time in 1962. However, in 1963 he was directly elected for a full four year term, until 1967. During that time, he returned to his position as principal administrator at the Ministerie van Economische Zaken. In the House he was occupied with a wide range of topics, such as the Civil Service Tribunal, local government policies, education policy(leerplicht(Compulsory Education)), wealth creation, finance, justice (such as , rules on brokers) and economics (pricing). In 1965, he participated in the drafting of the (General Law Civil Pension Fund). In 1965, he swapped his Schiedam council position for the , a public body for the region at the mouth of the Rhine, where he was both a committee member and Deputy Chairman. In 1970, he assumed a new position as a legislator in the province of South Holland, where he was responsible for environmental, social and economic issues, which he would fulfill for eight years. He then returned to the Schiedam Municipal Council, where he remain for a year until his death. Engelsman married Topy Flink in May 1944. In 1978, he became a Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion. (en)
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  • Hendrik Barend (Henk) Engelsman (December 9, 1914, Batavia, Dutch East Indies - September 21, 1979) was a Dutch lawyer, civil servant, social-democratic politician and director. After World War II, he was active in the Dutch post-war political investigation (Politieke Opsporingsdienst) and was appointed as a temporary, non-party member of the Municipal Council of Schiedam in November 1945. In 1946 He was elected to the Municipal Council, as a member of the Partij van de Arbeid (Labour Party). He also worked as a lawyer, first at the (Ministry of Trade and Industry) (around 1947) and later at the (Ministry of Economics) as Secretary and Department Head. From 1956 until 1978 he was a member of the . (en)
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