Bakels, Pieter Simon (1844-1921)
Pieter Simon Bakels (Deventer, 1844-Haarlem, 1921), educated at the Amsterdam Mennonite seminary, was a pastor at Hoorn on the island of Texel 1869-1876, Burg on Texel 1876-1889, and Koog-Zaandijk 1889-1907, in which year he retired. He was a trustee of the Algemene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit 1889-1908. Herman Bakels was his son. Another son was Reinier Sybrand Bakels (b. den Hoorn, 1873), a well-known painter of portraits and landscapes.
Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1062. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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