Frank Grimm

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Frank Grimm (born May 25, 1930 in Reinsdorf (Saxony) ) is a former German politician ( SED ), from 1977 to 1984 he was Lord Mayor of the city of Schwerin .


Grimm, the son of a miner, attended high school in Zwickau and graduated from high school in 1949 . From 1950 to 1954 he studied law at the Karl Marx University in Leipzig (KMU). In 1952 he became a member of the SED. In 1954 he passed his state examination in law. Afterwards he worked as an assistant or lecturer for criminal law and criminal proceedings at the SME. From 1958 he was personal assistant to the mayor of Leipzig and then from 1961 to 1965 Secretary of the City Council of Leipzig. In 1963 he received his doctorate as Dr. jur.

Grimm was Mayor of Altenburg from 1965 to 1970 . From 1970 to 1977 he was First Deputy Lord Mayor of Leipzig and then from September 9, 1977 to May 23, 1984, Lord Mayor of Schwerin . In 1976 he attended the party college.

From 1967 to 1981 Grimm was the successor candidate of the People's Chamber .



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