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Thomas Holenstein

Thomas Holenstein, Swiss government official. member Swiss Federal Council, 1955-1959, head department public economy, president federal bank commission, 1951-1954, president Swiss confederation, 1958; member Great Council Canton of St. Gall, 1936-1954,; member of council U. Commerce and Economics, St. Gall, 1929-1954, lecturer, 1933-1946. Colonel general staff, Swiss Army.; Member Conservative Christian Social Party.

Background

  • Holenstein, Thomas was born on February 7, 1896 in St. Gall, Switzerland. Son of Thomas and Caroline (Hartman) Holenstein.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Laws, University Berne, 1920.

    Career

    • Practice as lawyer in St. Gall, 1920-1954. Member Swiss Federal Council, 1955-1959, head department public economy, president federal bank commission, 1951-1954, president Swiss confederation, 1958.

      Member Great Council Canton of St. Gall, 1936-1954, member National Council, 1937-1954, president, 1952-1953. Member of council U. Commerce and Economics, St. Gall, 1929-1954, lecturer, 1933-1946. Colonel general staff, Swiss Army.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Swiss Federal Council, 1955-1959, head department public economy, president federal bank commission, 1951-1954, president Swiss confederation, 1958. Member Great Council Canton of St. Gall, 1936-1954. Member of council U. Commerce and Economics, St. Gall, 1929-1954, lecturer, 1933-1946.

    Colonel general staff, Swiss Army. Member Conservative Christian Social Party.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Harden, October 25, 1925.
    • father: Thomas Holenstein
    • mother: Caroline (Hartman) Holenstein
    • spouse: Anna Harden
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    Born February 7, 1896
    Died 1962
    (aged 65)
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