Franz Josef Wittemann

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Franz Josef Wittemann (born March 24, 1866 in Buchen (Odenwald) , † September 10, 1931 in Karlsruhe ) was a German lawyer and politician of the Center Party .

Wittemann was from 1905 to 1918 a member of the 18th electoral district (Freiburg) in the Second Chamber of the Baden Estates Assembly and from 1919 to 1925 a member of the state parliament of the Republic of Baden , which he chaired from 1921 to 1923. In 1929 he was Minister of the Interior of Baden and from November 20, 1930 until his death President of the Republic of Baden and thus also head of the government .

In Buchen (Odenwald) , the President-Wittemann-Strasse is named after him.

He was a member of the KDStV Hercynia Freiburg im Breisgau and the KDStV Black Forest in the CV zu Karlsruhe.

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  1. For freedom and democracy. Baden parliament history 1818–1933 . A chronicle of the democratic movement since 1818 with biographies, historical film and sound recordings, election results, image documents and a comprehensive bibliography. Multimedia CD-ROM published by the Karlsruhe City Archives 1997, ISBN 3-9805956-0-9 . System requirements Windows 95 or Apple Macintosh. The CD-ROM cannot be used with operating systems from the Microsoft Windows NT line!
  2. State parliament protocols digitally at the Baden State Library