Horst Haasler

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Horst Haasler (born March 3, 1905 on Gut Burental / Tilsit-Ragnit district , East Prussia ; † May 20, 1969 in Westum ) was a German lawyer and politician ( GB / BHE , CDU ).

Life and work

After attending the schools in Burental and Berlin-Steglitz and graduating from high school in Tilsit in 1924 , Haasler studied law and political science at the universities in Tübingen , Berlin and Kiel . Studies in international law followed at the universities in Riga and Dijon . From 1928 to 1932 he worked as a research assistant for Professor Walther Schücking at the Institute for International Law at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel . After the legal traineeship in 1930 at the university there and the assessor exam in 1932 at the Humboldt University in Berlin , Haasler worked as a lawyer in Ragnit and Tilsit. From 1939 to 1945 he took part in the Second World War as a soldier .

Haasler came after the war as a refugee by Lower Saxony and was since 1946 as an attorney in Greene worked. He later moved to the Harburg district , opened a law practice in Meckelfeld and was also licensed as a notary in 1949. In addition, he was active in the interest group of the expellees from 1949.

Political party

Haasler was listed as a party candidate in the NSDAP from 1937 until he was accepted as a member in early 1938. In 1936 he had also joined the SA .

Haasler was a co-founder of the GB / BHE in 1950 and deputy state chairman of the party in Lower Saxony in 1950/51. After the scandal about the non-election of Eva Countess Finck von Finckenstein to the federal executive committee at the federal party congress in 1954, Haasler left the party on July 12, 1955 with a large part of the leadership. On March 20, 1956, he became a member of the CDU.


From 1951 until his resignation on February 2, 1955, Haasler was a member of the Lower Saxony state parliament (2nd electoral period) and chaired the GB / BHE parliamentary group there from 1951 to 1953. In addition, he was chairman of the committee for displaced persons between June 28, 1951 and October 22, 1953. He was a member of the German Bundestag from 1953 to 1957. He was drawn into parliament via the Lower Saxony state list. Originally elected for the GB / BHE, he left the displaced group on July 12, 1955 with the so-called KO group around Waldemar Kraft and Theodor Oberländer and joined the CDU / CSU group as a guest on July 15, 1955 . After joining the CDU, he became a full member of the parliamentary group on March 20, 1956. From 1953 to March 15, 1955, Haasler was chairman of the GB / BHE parliamentary group in the German Bundestag.


  • Stephan A. Glienke: The Nazi past of a later member of the Lower Saxony state parliament . Final report on a project of the Historical Commission for Lower Saxony and Bremen on behalf of the Lower Saxony State Parliament. Published by the President of the Lower Saxony State Parliament. Revised reprint of the first edition. Hannover 2012, p. 45 ( online as PDF) .
  • Barbara Simon : Member of Parliament in Lower Saxony 1946–1994. Biographical manual. Edited by the President of the Lower Saxony State Parliament. Lower Saxony State Parliament, Hanover 1996, p. 135.
  • 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. 293.

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