Valentin Brück

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A poster of the CDU Dieringhausen for the state elections in North Rhine-Westphalia in 1954 announced Valentin Brück as representative of the members of the Federal Railroad

Valentin Brück (born April 23, 1911 in Zweifelscheid ; † July 20, 1980 in Jünkerath ) was a German CDU politician .

Life and work

After Brück first attended the Roman Catholic elementary school in Karlshausen , he passed the Abitur at the state Regino School in Prüm in 1932 . After working as a representative for two years and completing his Reich Labor Service in 1934/35 , he began training at the railway directorate in Saarbrücken . After passing the inspector's examination in 1939, he worked in various areas of the Deutsche Reichsbahn throughout the Reich, but also in Warsaw .

After the Second World War he was an operations controller in the traffic department of the Federal Railroad in Cologne .

Political party

Before 1933 Brück was a member of the ZENTRUM . In 1949 he joined the CDU and became secretary in the Cologne-Ehrenfeld-Nord district association. In 1950 he was first managing director, later chairman, of the CDU regional civil servants' committee in the Rhineland and a member of the CDU federal committee for public administration.


Brück belonged to the German Bundestag from 1953 to 1969 and again from August 14, 1970, when he replaced his party friend Heinrich Köppler , until 1972.



Individual evidence

  1. Announcement of awards of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. In: Federal Gazette . Vol. 25, No. 111, June 16, 1973.