Fritz Travers

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Friedrich "Fritz" Travers (born August 14, 1874 in Karlsruhe ; † July 17, 1929 in Wiesbaden ) was Lord Mayor of Wiesbaden ( DVP ) from 1925 to 1929 .


After attending grammar school in Frankfurt am Main , Travers studied law in Lausanne , Munich and Berlin from 1893 . He was from 1897 clerk at the local courts Eltville and Wiesbaden, the Wiesbaden Regional Court and the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt am Main in 1902, he was Gerichtsassessor the District Court Wiesbaden, then Rechtsanwaltssubstitut and last counsel of the German cooperative bank Sörgel, Parrisius & Co. in Frankfurt until he in February 1903 received the newly created position of magistrate assistant at the city of Wiesbaden (in the magistrate as a speaker without voting rights; inter alia, department head of the poor administration and deputy chairman of the trade and merchant court). From 1906 he was a salaried alderman in Wiesbaden, from 1913 first alderman ( mayor ), responsible for the food supply during the World War . After Karl Glässing was expelled by the occupying forces in early 1919, Travers ran the mayor's affairs, but was expelled himself from February 13, 1923 to November 12, 1924. He was Lord Mayor of Wiesbaden from June 26, 1925 until his death.


In 1929 he was made an honorary member of the Nassau Association for Natural History .

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  1. Wiesbadener Tagblatt dated December 9, 2009: Stresemann and Travers died at an inopportune time  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. DOUBLE LOSS The German Foreign Minister and the Lord Mayor of Wiesbaden were urgently needed in the crisis@1@ 2Template: Toter Link /