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SCHOTHORST, Wilhelmus Franciscus

Born: 1904 08 21
Died: 1953 10 12


Born in Bussum, North Holland, the Netherlands. He trained in the building industry. In 1936 he arrived in Pretoria with his wife and daughter. Here he established the construction firm Schothorst Bouers (Builders) which he ran until his death, successfully followed under the same name by his wife until her death in 1976. The firm was responsible for, amongst others the construction of 'Ons Tuis', Pretoria North Afrikaans High School and the Kalafong Hospital.

Books citing SCHOTHORST

Ploeger, Jan. 1994. Nederlanders in die Transvaal 1850-1950. Pretoria: Van Schaik. pp 112