Gerns, the Lutheran faith was studied after high school at the secondary school technology and economics in Berlin and Hanover. He was a soldier in the First World War . Since 1920 he worked as a farmer, he managed the Löhndorf estate near Wankendorf . In 1922, Gerns was involved in the establishment of the Schleswig-Holstein power supply and the overland control center. He was a member of the Reich Settlement Committee and associations of agricultural cooperatives. He was a soldier again in World War II, most recently in the rank of Colonel in the Air Force.
Since 1947 Gerns was a member of the district council in the Plön district . He was a member of the German Bundestag from its first election in 1949 until his death. At times he was also a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Western European Union , where he headed the Agriculture Committee in 1954/55. From 1950 to 1963 Gerns was also a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe , where he headed the Agriculture Committee from 1951.
Heinrich Gerns has always entered the Bundestag as a directly elected member of the constituency of Plön - Eutin / Nord .
- 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 , p. 256.
- Heinrich Gerns in the database of members of the Reichstag
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (DNVP, CDU), MdR, MdB|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 22, 1892|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bothfeld|
|DATE OF DEATH||20th August 1963|
|Place of death||Kiel|