Wilhelm Niemann (politician)
Niemann, born in Dortmund in 1949, studied law in Würzburg and was an electoral officer and department head in the Osnabrück district from 1989 to 1999 . On September 12, 1999, he was elected in the first direct election of the mayor in Rheine with an absolute majority of 52.1%, replacing the incumbent mayor and favorite Günter Thum . In the next mayoral election in 2004 he had to face a runoff election and surprisingly lost to Angelika Kordfelder from the SPD .
Niemann was married and had three children, a son and two daughters.
- City mourns Wilhelm Niemann , March 27, 2012, Münstersche Zeitung
- Mourning for ex-mayor Niemann , March 27, 2012, Ahlener Zeitung
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (CDU)|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 14, 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Dortmund|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 26, 2012|
|Place of death||Osnabrück|