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OERDER, Jacobus Hendrikus

Born: 1862
Died: 1939 07 02


Trained as an architect in the Netherlands. Emigrated in 1888 to the Kaapse Hoop goldfields of the Barberton district as an inspector for the mines. A year later he became secretary to the State mines Engineer of the ZAR [Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek]. After the Anglo-Boer War he became a draughtsman in the Surveyor-General's Office (1905) of the Transvaal Colony. In 1906 until 1922 he was employed by the State Mines Engineer in Johannesburg.

Books citing OERDER

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 97