Max Ott

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Memorial plaque for Max Ott in Salzburg, Chiemseegasse 5

Max Ott (born November 2, 1855 in Rimpach, municipality of Friesenhofen , today part of Leutkirch im Allgäu , in Württemberg ; † April 23, 1941 in Salzburg ) was mayor of the state capital of Salzburg from 1912 to 1919 and from 1927 to 1935 . He was also Deputy Governor of Salzburg from 1918 to 1919 .

Ott was a member of the Salzburg Citizens' Club , which after 1919/20 became part of Franz Dinghofer's Greater German Association and then the Greater German People's Party  (GDVP). In 1919 he was appointed as one of the three presidents in the provisional state government of Winkler , and was subsequently confirmed as deputy governor. In 1927, at that time local party leader of the GDPV, he returned to city politics.

During his term of office, the completion of the Wiestalwerk, the construction of the Fürstenbrunn water pipeline, the expansion of the Stadtbahn in the Riedenburg and the incorporation of the communities Maxglan , Gnigl and Leopoldskron (without Moos), as well as parts of Morzg , Bergheim , Siezenheim , Hallwang and the district Parsch from the municipality of Aigen near Salzburg to the city of Salzburg.

In 1930 the place in the Neustadt at the intersection of Ernest-Thun-Straße, Rainerstraße and Markus-Sittikus-Straße was renamed Max-Ott-Platz in his honor.

Individual evidence

Max Ott . In: Salzburger Nachrichten : Salzburgwiki .
  1. Richard Voithofer: Political elites in Salzburg. A biographical handbook from 1918 to the present . Böhlau Verlag, Vienna 2007 [1]
  2. Greater German People's Party #Salzburg . In: Salzburger Nachrichten : Salzburgwiki .

Web links

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predecessor Office successor
Franz Berger Mayor of Salzburg
1912 - 1919
Josef Price
predecessor Office successor
Josef Price Mayor of Salzburg (2)
1927 - 1935
Richard Hildmann