Dankmar Zergiebel

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Dankmar Zergiebel (born January 10, 1895 in Kassel ; † June 17, 1983 in Würzburg ) was a German entrepreneur and association official .


Dankmar Zergiebel, son of Emil Zergiebel and his wife Elise nee Wenzel, graduated from high school in Kassel, then turned to studying law and political science at the Universities of Freiburg and Cambridge , which he interrupted when he participated in the First World War in 1920 at the Philipps University of Marburg with the doctorate to Dr. rer. pole. completed.

Zergiebel was subsequently employed as the syndic of various associations before he was appointed managing director of the Association of Rheinisch-Westfälischer Brauereien for the Promotion of Their Commercial Interests GmbH and the Association of Dortmund Beer Brewers in Dortmund in 1925 . In 1928 he was appointed director of the Würzburg AG brewery, the Würzburger Hofbräu , a position he held until he retired in 1961. Zergiebel was also a member of the Würzburg-Schweinfurt Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as various committees of the German and Bavarian Brewers' Association , of which he was elected honorary president in 1965. He also acted as chairman of the supervisory board of Sektkellerei J. Oppmann AG .

Dankmar Zergiebel married Käte, née Osterwald, in 1925, with whom he had a child. He died in Würzburg in 1983 at the age of 88.


  • Credit protection in trade and commerce, in particular the Creditreform associations, dissertation , Philipps University of Marburg an der Lahn, Marburg an der Lahn, 1921