Conrad Fink

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Conrad Warm and Christian Maria Fink (born July 7, 1900 in Munich ; † July 25, 1981 ) was a German librarian and politician ( BP , CSU ).

Life and work

After attending elementary school and graduating from high school in Munich Fink took a degree in philology, religious studies and art history at the universities of Munich and Marburg on which he with the promotion of Dr. phil. finished. He then worked in a scholarly antiquarian bookshop and in the state library service, most recently as senior librarian. During the Nazi era, he was observed by the Gestapo from 1937 to 1945 . After the Allied bombing, he moved to the parish churches and settled in Postmünster .


Fink was a member of the Bavarian People's Party (BVP) from 1919 to 1933 . After the Second World War he was politically active again, joined the Christian Social Union (CSU) at the beginning of 1946 and was elected CSU district chairman in parish churches . He had been in March 1946 Commissioner for Refugees and was in June 1946 District Administrator of the district parishes. In March 1948 he moved to the Bavarian Party (BP).

Fink was elected to the German Bundestag for the Bavarian Party in the first federal election in 1949 and won a direct mandate in the Pfarrkirchen constituency . When, on December 14, 1951, the BP parliamentary group merged with that of the Center for the Federal Union (FU) in order to obtain parliamentary group status, Fink was appointed parliamentary manager of the new parliamentary group. However, he left the party and the FU in protest against the merger and joined the CSU regional group on January 5, 1952 .

Until January 1952 he was a member of the Committee for All-German Issues and the Committee for Berlin, and from September 1950 to January 1952 a member of the Committee for Foreign Trade Issues. In February and March 1952 he was briefly in the committee for burden sharing and from June 1951 to January 1952 in the committee for expellees. From February 1952 Fink was a member of the Committee on Petitions and from March 1952 in the Committee on Legal Affairs and Constitutional Law. At the end of the legislative period in 1953, Fink left the Bundestag.


  • Rottaler Heimatbüchlein and Pfarrkirchen museum guide. Parish churches, 1949.


  • Jaromír Balcar / Thomas Schlemmer : At the top of the CSU: The governing bodies of the Christian-Social Union 1946 to 1955 , Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2007, p. 298
  • Rudolf Vierhaus , Ludolf Herbst (eds.), Bruno Jahn (collaborators): Biographical manual of the members of the German Bundestag. 1949-2002. Vol. 1: A-M. KG Saur, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-598-23782-0 , p. 209.