Thomas Holenstein (born February 7, 1896 in St. Gallen ; † October 31, 1962 in Muralto ), citizen of Bütschwil , was a Swiss politician ( CVP ).
Holenstein was in the st. Gallic Cantonal Council and from 1937 to 1954 in the National Council .
He was elected to the Federal Council on December 16, 1954 . On December 31, 1959, he handed over his post after he had resigned on November 20. During his tenure, he headed the Department of Economics .
He was Federal President in 1958 and Vice President in 1957.
- Markus Rohner: Holenstein, Thomas. In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .
- Thomas Holenstein in the database Dodis the Diplomatic Documents of Switzerland
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
|Ludwig von Moos|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swiss politician|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 7, 1896|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||St. Gallen|
|DATE OF DEATH||October 31, 1962|
|Place of death||Muralto|