Fritz Walter (politician)
After primary school in Germerode (Eschwege district), Walter attended the preparatory school for forest officials in Hanover and did an internship in Springe . He then attended the forest school in Templin and passed the forest exams in 1914. After his apprenticeship in various companies, Walter took part as a war volunteer from 1914 to 1918 in the First World War, in which he was wounded and received several awards.
After the war, Walter was a member of the German National People's Party (DNVP) from 1919 to 1933 . From 1924 to 1927 Walter was a member of the Young German Order . In 1929 he became a city councilor in Wanfried ( Hesse ) and from 1930 worked in the regional association. From 1933 to 1945 he was district farmer leader in Eschwege and in 1934 took over his father's farm "Mittelmühle" in Wanfried.
On December 1, 1929, he joined the SA and the NSDAP ( membership number 177.064) and was thus considered an old fighter . In 1930 he was promoted to SA squad leader. From 1931 to 1934 Walter was SA storm leader. Walter, who was also the honorary district farmer leader of the Mühlhausen district peasantry , was transferred from the SA to the SS on June 1, 1937 , and was promoted to SS-Obersturmführer there on September 10, 1939. Walter was assigned to the Race and Settlement Main Office from June 1, 1937 to June 1, 1944 . On June 1, 1937, he became Wanfried's NSDAP local group leader. In addition, he was the district farmer leader of Eschwege (1938) as well as Gauredner , Gau sub-department head and yard manager.
After the Second World War, Walter became a member of the FDP in 1950, for which he was a member of the state parliament in Hesse from December 1, 1954 to October 10, 1957 . His successor was Franz Bareiter . From October 15, 1957 to October 19, 1969 he was a member of the German Bundestag . Walter was also a member of the 3rd Federal Assembly in 1959, a member of the 4th Federal Assembly in 1964 and a member of the 5th Federal Assembly in 1969.
Since 1951 Walter was chairman of the Eschwege district farmers' association and since 1954 district farmer, as well as a member of the general assembly of the Chamber of Agriculture and Forestry in Kassel .
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- Lengemann, Hessen Parliament 1946–1986, 1986, p. 420 f.
- Hans-Peter Klausch, Braunes Erbe - Nazi past of Hessian state parliament members 1st – 11th Electoral term (1946–1987). Published by the Die Linke parliamentary group in the Hessian state parliament. Wiesbaden, 2011, p. 13
- Albrecht Kirschner, final report of the working group on the preliminary study "Nazi past of former Hessian state parliament members" of the commission of the Hessian state parliament for the research project "Political and parliamentary history of the state of Hesse", Wiesbaden: Hessischer Landtag, 2013, chapters 5.1.1, 5.2, 5.3.
- lagis.hessen.de - Entry about Fritz Walter in the Hessian biography of the State Historical Information System of Hesse
- THE LEFT. Parliamentary group in the Hessian state parliament (editor), Hans-Peter Klausch: Braunes Erbe - NS past of Hessian state parliament member of the 1st - 11th electoral term (1946-1987) (PDF; 4.2 MB). Oldenburg / Wiesbaden 2011, p. 13f.
- Albrecht Kirschner: Final report of the working group on the preliminary study "Nazi past of former Hessian state parliament members" of the commission of the Hessian state parliament for the research project "Political and parliamentary history of the state of Hesse" . Hessischer Landtag , Wiesbaden 2013, pp. 28, 31. ( Online )
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (FDP), Member of the Bundestag, Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||August 30, 1896|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Ohrdruf , Thuringia|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 1, 1977|
|Place of death||Wanfried|