Rudolf Hussong

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Rudolf Hussong (born April 17, 1903 in Eschweilerhof , † December 10, 1967 in Saarbrücken ) was a German politician ( SPD / SPS ).


After elementary school and advanced training, Hussong worked in his parents' company until 1920, after which he worked as a miner underground in the König mine in Neunkirchen until 1928 .

From 1928 to 1933 he was active as a volunteer and youth secretary with the SPD in Saarbrücken , Görlitz and Dortmund . In 1927 he attended the Thuringian Folk High School in Tinz , and in 1932 the Grenzlandvolkshochschule in Harrisleefeld . From 1932 to 1933 he was a student at the University of Economics and Politics in Berlin .

From 1934 he worked in Berlin as a coal worker and driver until he founded his own car driving business in 1938. In 1939 he was drafted as a soldier. During the Second World War he was taken prisoner by the Soviets, from which he was released on December 20, 1947 due to illness.

From April 1948 he was an employee of the Saarland government . There he worked for the Ministry of Labor and Welfare as a consultant for political reparation and prisoner-of-war issues.

Hussong joined the SPS and on April 3, 1956, succeeded Peter Zimmer in the Saarland state parliament , to which he belonged until the end of the legislative period (1960). From October 20, 1956 - after the merger of the SPS and SPD - he was a member of the SPD parliamentary group. In 1961 he entered the German Bundestag and was able to achieve re-election in 1965. He died in 1967 before the end of the legislature; Andreas Baltes took over for him .

Rudolf Hussong was chairman of the SPS St. Johann from 1953 to 1955 and chairman of the SPD St. Johann from 1961 until his death in 1967.

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