Alexander Angerer (politician)

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Alexander Angerer (born February 16, 1868 in Vienna , † February 12, 1938 there ) was an Austrian civil servant and Minister of Commerce in 1921.

Alexander Angerer graduated from the Theresian Academy . In the years 1887/88 he served with the Dragoon Regiment No. 7 as a one-year volunteer and achieved the rank of "Lieutenant in the records of the Landwehr ".

Angerer studied at the University of Vienna Law .

In 1890 he began a civil service career as a concept intern in the Lower Austrian Lieutenancy , where he was employed by the district authorities in Mödling and Baden . In 1901 he was appointed to the Ministry of the Interior, where he was busy with the reorganization of the relocation, custody and auction office. In 1905 these agendas were transferred to the Ministry of Commerce, at the same time Angerer changed to the staff of this Ministry. In 1915 he was appointed Ministerialrat .

The Republic of Austria took over the civil servant, and in 1920 he was appointed head of the section . Angerer headed the section for trade law as well as the industrial policy and social policy department.

From June 21 to October 7 In 1921 Angerer Federal Minister of Commerce, Trade, industry and buildings in the federal government Schober I .

At the end of 1922 he was retired as a civil servant on the basis of the “Employee Reduction Act”. As a result, he exercised economic functions: 1923–1937 he was President of Sprengstoffwerke Blumau AG , in 1925 board member of Gefia Werke AG in Vienna, 1927–1931 board member of Klosterneuburger Spinnerei und Weberei AG , 1927–1938 board member of Anglo-Danubian Lloyd , Allgemeine Versicherungs AG .

He also acted as chairman of the examination committee at the University of World Trade .

Alexander Angerer was married and had three daughters. He died of a stroke in February 1938 at the age of 69 .



  • Gertrude Enderle-Burcel , Michaela Follner: Servants of many masters. Biographical manual of the section heads of the First Republic and 1945. Ed. By the Documentation Archive of the Austrian Resistance and the Austrian Society for Historical Source Studies, Vienna 1997, ISBN 3-901142-32-0 , p. 33 f.

Individual evidence

  1. From the courtroom. The index and retirees. In:  Salzburger Chronik , December 13, 1923, p. 5 (online at ANNO ). Template: ANNO / Maintenance / sch.
  2. a b Minister Alexander Angerer †. In:  Neues Wiener Abendblatt. Evening edition of the Neue Wiener Tagblatt , February 14, 1938, p. 11 (online at ANNO ). Template: ANNO / Maintenance / nwg.
  3. ^ Minister a. D. Alexander Angerer †. In:  Wiener Zeitung , February 13, 1938, p. 6 (online at ANNO ). Template: ANNO / Maintenance / wrz.