Willem Lambertus Cornelis van der Riet

23 January 1887–9 December 1955 (Age 68)
Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Willem Lambertus Cornelis

When Willem Lambertus Cornelis van der Riet was born on 23 January 1887, in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Leendert Adriaan Van Der Riet, was 27 and his mother, Theresia Maria Rosalia Oomes, was 28. He married Maria Jacoba Roomer on 14 October 1914, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 December 1955, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 68.

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Willem Lambertus Cornelis van der Riet
Maria Jacoba Roomer
Marriage: 14 October 1914
NN van der Riet
Elisabeth Augusta Hendrica van der Riet
Leendert Adriaan van der Riet
Wilhelmus Andreas van der Riet
Maria Augusta Cornelia van der Riet
Geertruida Pietronella van der Riet

Spouse and Children

14 October 1914
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands


    NN van der Riet


    Elisabeth Augusta Hendrica van der Riet


    Leendert Adriaan van der Riet


    Wilhelmus Andreas van der Riet


    Maria Augusta Cornelia van der Riet


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Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 11

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."
1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 26

Founded in 1913 by some of Rotterdam's most prominent entrepreneurs, the Netherlands School of Commerce received almost unanimous support from the local business community. It would be rebranded in 1973 as Erasmus University.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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