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Gerrit John Diekema
Birth: Mar. 27, 1859
Death: Dec. 20, 1930

US Congressman, US Diplomat. Elected to represent Michigan's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1908 to 1911. He was defeated in 1910. Also served as a Member of the Michigan State House of Representatives in 1885, Mayor of Holland, Michigan, in 1895, Michigan Republican State Chair from 1900 to 1907, Delegate to the Republican National Convention from Michigan in 1924, and United States Minister to the Netherlands from 1929 until his death in 1930. (bio by: K) 
 
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  Gerrit John Diekema (1898 - 1933)*
 
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Pilgrim Home Cemetery
Holland
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA
 
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Record added: May 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7449157
Gerrit John Diekema
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Gerrit John Diekema
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Gerrit John Diekema
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