Gottfried Tröger

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Gottfried Tröger (born February 20, 1935 in Lobsdorf ; † December 16, 2016 ) was a German politician ( CDU ).

Life and work

Gottfried Tröger attended elementary school in his place of birth. He graduated from the technical college in Chemnitz and in 1968 received the agricultural diploma from the University of Leipzig . From 1960 to 1968 he was a member of the Council for Agriculture and the Food Industry. From 1968 to 1970 he was head of the grain industry advisory service and from 1970 to 1990 head of the Glauchau grain industry. After reunification, he was head of Baywa AG from 1990 to 1994 .

Tröger was a Protestant, married and had three children.


In 1962 Gottfried Tröger joined the Democratic Peasant Party of Germany (DBD) and in January 1990 became its district chairman in Hohenstein-Ernstthal. In August 1990 he moved to the CDU.

In the first free elections to the Saxon state parliament , Gottfried Tröger was elected via the state list. He only remained a member of the state parliament for the first electoral period (1990 to 1994).

From November 10, 1994 to October 26, 1998 he was a member of the German Bundestag for one electoral term . There he was a member of the Committee on Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the Petitions Committee . He was elected to the Bundestag for the CDU through a direct mandate in the constituency of Glauchau - Rochlitz - Hohenstein-Ernstthal - Hainichen in Saxony .

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Individual evidence

  1. ^ Obituaries in the Free Press