Edmund Stoeckle

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Edmund Stoeckle (born July 7, 1899 in Augsburg , † March 19, 1986 in Ottobeuren ) was a German politician. From 1933 to 1934 Stoeckle held the office of mayor of the city of Augsburg.


In 1919 Stoeckle belonged to the Freikorps Epp led by Franz von Epp and settled in Munich in 1927 as a lawyer . He acted as head of the district office for local politics and was also mayor of the city of Lindenberg in the Allgäu . At the city council meeting on April 28, 1933, the 2nd mayor of Augsburg, Ackermann (SPD), was formally retired and Josef Mayr ( NSDAP ), who had previously been acting provisionally, was elected the new 2nd mayor. On July 31, 1933, the mayor Otto Bohl (BVP) was finally dismissed and replaced by Edmund Stoeckle (NSDAP membership number 1.860.913) at the city council meeting on August 3. In autumn 1934 he fell victim to an intrigue (anonymous letters), so that Josef Mayr was elected mayr on December 11, 1934. In 1935 he became head of the housing department at the German Municipal Assembly and also head of the Reich Main Office in the main office for local politics, where he was responsible for welfare. He joined the Wehrmacht with the outbreak of World War II . In 1944 he reached the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer. After the war he went back to his profession as a lawyer.


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