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Jules Richard Kranenburg
(30 September 1932 - 30 May 2016)
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Jules Richard “Dickie” Kranenburg
Former Cabinet Minister, Guyana

Jules Richard Kranenburg was a former Cabinet Minister in Guyana.

Early life

Jules Richard Kranenburg was born in Guyana on 30 September 1932.

Career

Jules Richard Kranenburg, ‘Dickie’, as he was familiarly called, had an outstanding career in the Maritime Division of the Transport and Harbours Department where he achieved the position of Chief Pilot before being seconded to the Bauxite Industry Development Company (BIDCO) and head of its Shipping Department.

In October 1986, he was identified by President Hugh Desmond Hoyte to become one of his Technocrat Ministers and as a consequence served as a Member of the National Assembly of the Parliament of Guyana. He served as Minister of Public Works until 1992 when the PNC Government demitted office following the General Elections of that year.

Personal life

Kranenburg is survived by his wife of 59 years, Megan Kranenburg (nee Moses), as well as his only daughter, Karen.

Death

Kranenburg died on 29 May 2016, aged 83.

Sources
http://www.inewsguyana.com/pncr-mourns-passing-of-jules-kranenburg/
http://www.stabroeknews.com/2016/news/stories/06/04/former-public-works-minister-kranenburg-dies/
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Date of Birth 30 September 1932
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Date of Death 29 May 2016 (aged 83)
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