Josef Ackermann (journalist)

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Josef Ackermann (born January 31, 1896 in Munich , † August 22, 1959 in Lucerne , Switzerland ) was a German journalist .


Before the Second World War, Ackermann was an editor for the Weißenburger Tagblatt . Between 1933 and 1945 Ackermann was imprisoned with interruptions in the Dachau , Buchenwald and Dora-Mittelbau concentration camps . After the collapse of the Third Reich in 1945 he became director of the municipal intelligence service in Munich . In April 1948 he was the founder and editor of the Münchner Stadtanzeiger .

Ackermann was chairman of the Association of Professional Journalists in Bavaria for many years .

Ackermann was a member of the Bavarian Senate from 1950 to 1955 .


  • Helga Schmöger (arrangement, among others): The Bavarian Senate. Biographical-statistical manual 1947–1997 , Düsseldorf, Droste-Verlag, 1998, p. 133 (handbooks on the history of parliamentarism and political parties; volume 10) ISBN 3-7700-5207-2

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