Max Vehar

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Max Vehar (born October 1, 1910 in Vienna ; † September 25, 1992 in Mülheim an der Ruhr ) was a German entrepreneur and politician ( CDU ).

Life and work

After attending elementary and middle school in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Vehar completed a commercial apprenticeship and worked as a commercial clerk from 1929 to 1935. In 1936 he founded his own forwarding company, which he expanded to include a travel agency in 1951. He also served as a delegate to the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris .

Political party

Vehar was a co-founder of the CDU in Mülheim in 1945 and was elected chairman of the Mülheim-Broich district association shortly afterwards . He was also a founding member of the CDU regional association for the Rhineland . From 1960 to 1975 he was chairman of the CDU district association in Mülheim.


Vehar was a council member of the city of Mülheim from 1952 to 1975 and has been chairman of the CDU parliamentary group there since 1956. He was a member of the German Bundestag from 1957 to 1961 and from 1969 to 1976. In the third electoral term (1957–1961) he represented the constituency of Mülheim in parliament. In the sixth and seventh electoral terms (1969-1976) he was drafted into the Bundestag via the state list of North Rhine-Westphalia .