Life and work
After graduating from high school, Brökelschen, who was of Protestant faith, first attended a teachers 'seminar and passed the teachers' examination. She then studied philosophy and history in Heidelberg and Bonn , where she in 1916 with a thesis on British imperialism to Dr. phil. received his doctorate. In 1917 she passed the state examination and then worked as a teacher in Wuppertal-Barmen, Emden and Goslar. She taught in Goslar at the Christian-von-Dohm-Gymnasium and subsequently at the Ratsgymnasium , to whose director Werner Brökelschen she was married.
Together with her husband, she set up the Dorothea Brökelschen Foundation (named after her deceased daughter) by will, which grants subsidies for the promotion of education for needy students at the Christian von Dohm Gymnasium and the Ratsgymnasium in Goslar.
In 1945 she and others founded the CDU in Goslar and represented the party in the local city council from 1946 to 1950. After that, she was a member of the German Bundestag from the first federal election from 1949 to 1961 , to which she was always elected on the party's state list in Lower Saxony.
Else Brökelschen: Parliamentary memories and experiences . In: The Voter , 1952, Issue 3, pp. 110–112
- Bergit Korschan-Kuhle: Brökelschen, Else, b. Kemper, Dr. In: Horst-Rüdiger Jarck , Günter Scheel (ed.): Braunschweigisches Biographisches Lexikon - 19th and 20th centuries . Hahnsche Buchhandlung, Hannover 1996, ISBN 3-7752-5838-8 , p. 103 .
- 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 , pp. 101-102.
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Kemper, Else (maiden name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (DVP), Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 25, 1890|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Barmen , Rhine Province , Kingdom of Prussia , German Empire|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 22, 1976|
|Place of death||Goslar , Lower Saxony , Federal Republic of Germany|