Günter Simon (politician)

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Günter Simon (born December 6, 1940 in Gießen ) is a German politician ( SPD ) and former member of the Hessian state parliament .

education and profession

After graduating from high school, Simon studied law and graduated with the first state examination in 1964, the second state examination in 1968 and a doctorate in 1969. Jur. From. From 1968 to 1971 he worked in the administration of war victims in the state of Hesse, from 1971 to 1972 as a personal advisor to the Minister of Social Affairs, Horst Schmidt (SPD).


Simon is a member of the SPD and was a member of various boards there, including as chairman of the SPD district of Hersfeld-Rotenburg . From 1972 to 1976 he was mayor of Egelsbach and from 1976 to 1982 first full-time district councilor in the Hersfeld-Rotenburg district. From December 1, 1982 to April 4, 1995 he was a member of the Hessian state parliament for four electoral terms.


  • Jochen Lengemann : The Hessen Parliament 1946–1986 . Biographical handbook of the advisory state committee, the state assembly advising the constitution and the Hessian state parliament (1st – 11th electoral period). Ed .: President of the Hessian State Parliament. Insel-Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 1986, ISBN 3-458-14330-0 ( hessen.de [PDF; 12.4 MB ]).