Jozef Meijer was a respected man in the village. There is a picture dating from 1935 which shows him as a member of the exclusive society ‘Eendracht’ (‘Unity’). The man in the lower left hand corner is Jozef Meijer. The society admitted only members of the village elite such as the doctor, the director of the local gas factory, the public notary, the director of the local school and the owner of the hotel in Bedum etc.

The minutes and the account book of the society have been preserved. It is very old. On the first page the date of the first meeting is mentioned: January 1st 1876.

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