Carl Detmar Stahlknecht

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Carl Detmar Stahlknecht (born June 29, 1870 in Singapore ; † January 12, 1946 in Bremen ) was a German lawyer and politician ( DVP ).


Stahlknecht was born the son of a merchant and consul in Singapore. He attended the old grammar school in Bremen . After graduating from high school, he began studying law and administrative sciences at the University of Munich and the Humboldt University of Berlin in 1889 . In Munich he became a member of the Corps Franconia Munich . He finished studying in 1894 with the first legal state examination and the graduation to the Dr. jur. He then joined the judiciary as a trainee lawyer. In 1899 he passed the second state examination in law at the Hamburg Higher Regional Court , then worked as an assessor in Bremerhaven and later worked as the first public prosecutor at the Bremen Regional Court . From 1914 to 1918 he took part in the First World War as a soldier , most recently as a captain .


Stahlknecht became a member of the DVP in 1919 and was chairman of the Bremen DVP until 1925 and from 1928 to 1933. He was a member of Bremen's citizenship from 1920 to 1925 and again from 1930 to 1933 . From January 30, 1925 to April 17, 1928 he was Senator of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen . As such, he was in charge of the welfare system and of the Landherrnamt as Bremen's municipal administration and was active in the health deputation and in various commissions. In the Reichstag election in November 1932 , he was elected to the German Reichstag , to which he was a member until March 1933. In parliament he represented constituency 14 (Weser-Ems). After the Second World War he tried unsuccessfully to re-establish the DVP, which joined the Bremen Democratic People's Party in 1949 as a remainder .

See also


  • Beatrix Herlemann , Helga Schatz: Biographical Lexicon of Lower Saxony Parliamentarians 1919–1945 (= publications of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen. Volume 222). Hahnsche Buchhandlung, Hannover 2004, ISBN 3-7752-6022-6 , p. 345.

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Individual evidence

  1. Kösener Corpslisten 1960, 106 , 548.