Life and work
After attending elementary school and graduating from secondary school, Wegener was drafted into the Wehrmacht and from 1939 to 1945 participated as a soldier in the Second World War, from which he returned as a severely disabled person. He then took up a pedagogical course, which he completed in 1947 with the first and 1950 with the second examination for teaching at elementary schools. From 1947 to 1957 he worked as a primary school teacher in Heidenoldendorf and from 1965 to 1975 as a secondary school teacher in Detmold . He had also joined the Education and Science Union (GEW).
Party and MP
Heinz Wegener had been a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany since 1946. From 1952 to 1969 he was a council member of the Heidenoldendorf community, from 1952 to 1973 a member of the Detmold district council and from 1973 to 1985 a member of the district council of the Lippe district . He was a member of the German Bundestag from 1957 to 1965. He was always drawn into parliament via the state list of the SPD North Rhine-Westphalia . From 1966 to 1980 he was a member of the North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament .
Wegener served as district administrator for the Detmold district from 1970 to 1973 . After the regional reform he was briefly senior district director and then from 1973 to 1985 district administrator of the Lippe district.
- District Day North Rhine-Westphalia : Documentation on the district administrators and senior district directors in North Rhine-Westphalia 1945–1991
- Rudolf Vierhaus , Ludolf Herbst (eds.), Bruno Jahn (collaborators): Biographical manual of the members of the German Bundestag. 1949-2002. Vol. 2: N-Z. Attachment. KG Saur, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-598-23782-0 , p. 926.
- Biography at the Lippe district ( memento from July 19, 2013 in the Internet Archive )
- Heinz Wegener at the state parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (SPD), MdL, MdB|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 15, 1920|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hiddesen|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 15, 2004|