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Dr. Edgar OEHLER

Dr. Edgar OEHLER, Swiss Member of the Nationalrat.

Background

  • OEHLER, Dr. Edgar was born on March 2, 1942 in Balgach, St. Gallen, Switzerland. Parents: Ludwig Oehler and Rosa (née Eschenmoser).

  • Education

    • Primary School, Balgach, St. Gallen. Intermediate School, Widnau, St. Gallen. Secondary School, type B, St. Gallen.

      Exchange student in Dallas/Oregon, USA. Language study in France and United Kingdom. High School Diploma; University of St. Gall, Licenciate rer. publ.

      University of St. Gall, Doctor, rer. publ. Spoken languages: English, French, Italian.

    Career

    • Member of Nationalrat. since 1971. Military rank. Colonel. Assistant. University of St. Gall, 1967-1972.

      Editor-in-chief, ’Ostschweiz’ Journal, St. Gall, 1985. Actively working for ‘Kuoni Voyages Ltd, Far East. Chief Executive Off., Arbonia Forster Group, 1986-1990.

    Works

    • Thesis on Volksrechte im Kanton St. Gallen.

    Politics

    Religion

    Roman Catholic.

    Denomination: Christian

    Membership

    Clubs: Kiwanis Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sports, reading; foreign policy, economic and financial matters.

    Connections

    • Spouse Marianne Oehler-Metzler (née Metzler), 1976.
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    Born March 2, 1942
    (age 75)
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