Hans Ewers

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Hans Ewers (born April 5, 1887 in Lübeck ; † December 29, 1968 there ) was a German politician ( DVP , later DP ).

Life and work

After graduating from the Katharineum in Lübeck , Ewers studied law in Munich , Heidelberg , Berlin and Kiel . After completing his legal traineeship and assessor in Hamburg , he took part in the First World War as a soldier . In 1918 he was admitted to the bar and notary in Lübeck .

Political party

Ewers belonged in the Weimar Republic of the DVP , where he was assigned to the right wing. From 1933 he was a member of the National Socialist Legal Guardians Association . In his curriculum vitae for admission to the Reichsschrifttumskammer in September 1942, he wrote: "In this capacity, [he] was in the focus of local politics and was a decisive opponent of the social democratic class struggle policy". On September 25, 1945 he founded the German Collection in Lübeck , which on October 31, 1945 in Mülheim an der Ruhr took part in the establishment of the German Reconstruction Party (DAP). Half a year later, on March 22, 1946, the DAP was absorbed into the German Conservative Party - German Right Party (DKP-DRP). On November 11, 1947, Ewers and the Lübeck district association of the DKP-DRP, which had won 10% of the votes in the state elections in April of the same year, joined the DP and became its deputy state chairman (until 1949).


Ewers was a member of the Lübeck citizenship from 1921 to 1926 and chaired the DVP parliamentary group there. In 1945 he was appointed to the first appointed citizenship and later also belonged to the elected citizenships.

From December 2, 1946 to April 19, 1947 Ewers was a member of the second appointed state parliament of Schleswig-Holstein . In the first elections to the German Bundestag , he was elected to parliament and remained a member of the Bundestag until 1953 . From 1951 to 1953 he was deputy chairman of the parliamentary committee of inquiry into the theft of documents in the Federal Chancellery and from March 17, 1953 until the end of the legislative period he was deputy parliamentary group leader of his party.

Public offices

From 1929 to March 1933, Ewers was a senator in the Lübeck state government.


  • Gerhard Schneider : Endangering and Loss of Statehood of the Free and Hanseatic City of Lübeck and its Consequences ; Schmidt-Römhild, Lübeck 1986, pp. 79-82 (on 1933) ISBN 3-7950-0452-7
  • Rudolf Vierhaus , Ludolf Herbst (eds.), Bruno Jahn (collaborators): Biographical manual of the members of the German Bundestag. 1949-2002. Vol. 1: A-M. KG Saur, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-598-23782-0 , pp. 195-196.
  • Christina Schubert: The members of the Schleswig-Holstein State Parliament after 1945 . In: In: Sönke Zankel (Ed.): Scandals in Schleswig-Holstein. Contributions to the history competition of the Federal President . Schmidt & Klaunig, Kiel 2012 ISBN 978-388312-4193 , pp. 83-85
  • Karl-Ernst Sinner: Tradition and Progress. Senate and Mayor of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck 1918-2007 , Volume 46 of Series B of the publications on the history of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck published by the Archives of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck , Lübeck 2008, p. 79 ff

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Federal Archives Berlin, BDC RK / Ewers, Hans.
  2. Christa Schubert, p. 85.