Karl Trucksaess

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Karl Trucksaess (born December 7, 1880 in Hemmingen , district of Leonberg ; † January 26, 1961 in Weinsberg , district of Heilbronn ) was a German politician ( DVP , LDP , FDP , FVP / FDV ).

Karl Trucksaess was the son of an innkeeper and attended high school in Cannstatt . He studied economics and political science at the universities of Tübingen , Leipzig and Heidelberg . He first became an editor at the "Neue Vogtländische Zeitung" in Plauen im Vogtland and went to Berlin in 1910 , where he was editor of the "Nationalliberalen Correspondenz", the press service of the National Liberal Party . He was a soldier in the First World War .

Trucksaess joined the German People's Party (DVP) and was Reich Managing Director of the DVP from 1919 to 1933. After the " seizure of power " by the National Socialists , he became the editor of foreign-language books.

After the Second World War , Trucksaess joined the LDP in 1945 and in the following year became managing director of the LDP parliamentary group in the city ​​council of Greater Berlin . In the 1950 election he was elected to the Berlin House of Representatives. In July 1956, Trucksaess left the FDP and, under the leadership of Carl-Hubert Schwennicke, founded the Free German People's Party (FDV) with other members of the House of Representatives . He resigned from parliament in 1958.