Peter Baltes (politician)

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Peter Baltes (* 1897 in Merchweiler ; † 1941 in Berlin ) was a German politician. He was a member of the NSDAP and was one of the old fighters .


Peter Baltes grew up as the son of a Catholic miner . After attending elementary school and business school , he attended the mountain school . At the age of 19 he was drafted into the Imperial Navy , which he left as a sailor in 1918 .

From 1920 to 1926 he worked as a union secretary , but was dismissed in 1926 for "dishonesty". He then worked as an employee of the Saar government commission in the pension office . In October 1927 he joined SA-Sturm 70 in Saarbrücken and remained active there until 1929. On May 1, 1928, he became NSDAP member No. 87,960 in the Merchweiler local group. There he rose to the position of local group leader. For the party he acted as a Gauredner and later as head of the Office for War Victims (NSKO).

In 1927 and 1929 he participated in the Nazi party rallies of the NSDAP. In 1931 he was elected deputy Gauleiter in the Saar area and in 1932 to the regional council. In 1925 he was ordered to Berlin, where he worked as a civil servant. In 1937 he received the Golden Party Badge of the NSDAP. In 1938 he was reassigned to the SA and promoted to Standartenführer . He died in Berlin in 1941.

A street in Wemmetsweiler was named after him until the end of the war .


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Individual evidence

  1. a b c Gerhard Paul : The NSDAP of the Saar area 1920-1935 . Saarbrücker Druckerei und Verlag (SDV), Saarbrücken 1987, ISBN 3-925036-11-3 , p. 185-1986 .
  2. a b Baltes, Peter., accessed on July 26, 2012 .