|Queen's Commissioner of North Brabant|
22 April 1987 – 1 October 2003
|Preceded by||Dries van Agt|
|Succeeded by||Hanja Maij-Weggen|
Frank Johannes Maria Houben is the former Queen's Commissioner for the Dutch province of North Brabant in between 22 April 1987 and 1 October 2003, when he retired after 16 years of service for Beatrix of the Netherlands. His successor was Hanja Maij-Weggen. Previously he was mayor of Luyksgestel, Vessem, Wintelre en Knegsel, and Etten-Leur.
On 20 September 2003 the mayors of the province of North Brabant planted trees in Houben Forest as a tribute to his work. The Houben forest is located near Nemelaer Castle in the municipality of Haaren in the province of North Brabant.
- (in Dutch) Parlement.com biography