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VAN KRETSCHMAR VAN VEEN, Jacob Adriaan

Born: 1857 09 14
Died: 1931 08 17

Engineer


Born in Ellecom, Gelderland in the Netherlands. Trained as a civil engineer in Delft. After a period of service in the Hollandsche IJzeren Spoorweg Maatskappij he served as administrator of the NZASM from 1895-1897. From june of 1899 he succeeded the engineer GAA MIDDELBERG as director of the NZASM. He committed the NZASM to the war effort of the ZAR in 1899, was arrested and interrogated when the British took control and deported to the Netherlands in October of 1900. He died in Hilversum, North-Holland. His son, Constantijn Leopold Carel VAN KRETSCHMAR VAN VEEN returned for a period to South Africa as a Harbours Engineer.

Books by VAN KRETSCHMAR VAN VEEN

Van Kretschmar van Veen, JA. 1901. Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij: rapporten van den directeur J.A. van Kretschmar van Veen aan den Raad van Commissarissen betreffende de verrichtingen der Maatschappij in Zuid-Afrika tydens den oorlog, 1899-1900.. Pretoria?: NZASM?

Books citing VAN KRETSCHMAR VAN VEEN

Anonymous [Nederlansche Zuid-Afrikaanse Spoorwegmaatschappij. [c.1909]. In Memoriam N.Z.A.S.M. Amsterdam: JH De Bussy. pp 13, 84, 85, 101, 128, 142, 155, 156, 159

De Jong, RC, Van der Waal, GM. 1988. NZASM 100 : 1887-1899, the buildings, steam engines and structures of the Netherlands South African Railway Company. Pretoria: C. Van Rensburg Publications on behalf of the Human Sciences Research Council. pp 62, 135, 235, 236

HSRC. 1977. Dictionary of South African Biography Volume III. Pretoria: Tafelberg for The Human Sciences Research Council. pp 810-811

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 134

Potgieter, DJ (Editor-in-chief). 1975. Standard Encyclopaedia of South Africa [SESA] Volume 11 Tur-Zwe. Cape Town: Nasou. pp 152

Van Winter, PJ. 1938. Onder Krugers Hollanders : Geschiedenis van de Nederlandsche Zuid-Afrikaansche Spoorweg-Maatschappij. Tweede Deel. Amsterdam: JH de Bussy. pp 193, 261, 279 v, 292, 319, 316 v, 350.