In October 1986, he was identified by President Hugh Desmond Hoyte to become one of his Technocrat Ministers and as a consequence served as a Member of the National Assembly of the Parliament of Guyana. He served with distinction as Minister of Public Works until 1992 when the PNC Government demitted office following the General Elections of that year.
The People’s National Congress Reform (PNC/R) has noted with profound regret, the passing of Jules Richard Kranenburg.
‘Dickie’, as he was familiarly called, had an outstanding career in the Maritime Division of the Transport and Harbours Department where he achieved the position of Chief Pilot before being seconded to the Bauxite Industry Development Company (BIDCO) and head of its Shipping Department.
“On behalf of our Party Leader, H.E. President David Arthur Granger and other members of the Central Executive Committee, we extend heartfelt condolences to his wife, Megan; daughter, Karen; and all other sorrowing relatives and friends,” the PNCR said in a statement this afternoon.
May his soul rest in peace!