Monday, May 17, 2010

A Knight in Hudson

Hudson resident David William Voorhees is now a Knight of the Order of Orange Nassau. On April 30, the official birthday of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, he received the medal of knighthood from Gajus Scheltema, Consul General of the Netherlands, in a ceremony in New York City.

The Order of Orange Nassau honors Dutch nationals and foreign nationals for personal merit and achievements and for outstanding service to Dutch society. David is the managing editor of de Halve Maen at the Holland Society of New York and the director of the Jacob Leisler Papers Project at New York University.

1 comment:

  1. Congratulations, Sir David!

    About the Order of Orange Nassau (from Wikipedia):