Tröscher attended high school and high school in Ithaca (New York) . In 1959 she passed her high school diploma. She then studied pedagogy, history and English in Marburg , Jugenheim an der Bergstrasse and Frankfurt am Main and passed the first and second state examinations for teaching at secondary schools. In 1962 she was accepted into the school service and from 1975 to 1976 she worked in the school department of the Darmstadt regional council. From 1986 to 1992 she was director of the Paul Hindemith Comprehensive School in Frankfurt am Main.
Tröscher joined the SPD in 1966. From 1972 to 1977, from 1981 to 1989 and in 1991 she was city councilor of the city of Frankfurt am Main, from 1992 to 1993 she was a full-time district councilor for the Offenbach district .
From November 1994 to October 2002 Tröscher was a member of the German Bundestag for two electoral terms . In the 1994 federal elections she entered parliament via the SPD's state list , and in the 1998 federal elections she won the direct mandate in constituency 144 (Odenwald) . From 1994 to 2002 she was a member of the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development and from 1996 to 2002 she was development policy spokeswoman for the SPD parliamentary group.
Tröscher is a member of the GEW , the AWO , the Child Protection Association , Pro Familia and medico international . In 1999 she became a member of the Board of Trustees and the Administrative Committee of the German Foundation for International Development (DSE) and a member of Deutsche Welthungerhilfe .
After leaving the Bundestag faction in a self-determined manner, she is involved in the SPD on a voluntary basis, especially in Forum eine Welt, which deals with development issues. She also heads the Rhine-Main regional group of Transparency International . She is also active as chairwoman of the Citoyen Foundation, which supports civic engagement and is particularly concerned with the musical and aesthetic education of children and young people.
She is the daughter of Tassilo Tröscher .
- Rudolf Vierhaus , Ludolf Herbst (eds.), Bruno Jahn (collaborators): Biographical manual of the members of the German Bundestag. 1949-2002. Vol. 2: N-Z. Attachment. KG Saur, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-598-23782-0 , p. 885.
- Adelheid Tröscher. Member of the 14th legislative period. SPD parliamentary group, accessed on March 16, 2017 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Tröscher, Adelheid D.|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (SPD), Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 16, 1939|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Berlin|