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Dr. Edgar OEHLER

Member of the Nationalrat

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.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Clubs: Kiwanis Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

Spouse Marianne Oehler-Metzler (née Metzler), 1976.