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Hans Luther

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Hans Luther, German diplomat. member Cabinet, Department of Food Administration and Agriculture, 1922-1923.

Background

Luther, Hans was born on March 10, 1879 in Berlin, Germany. Son of Otto and Wilhelmine (Huebner) Luther.

Education

Student universities Geneva, Berlin and Kiel, 1897 to 1901.

Career

Admitted to bar in 1906. City councillor Magdeburg, 1907-1913. Executive chairman German Prussian Cities Association, 1913-1918.

Mayor Essen, 1918-1922. Member Cabinet, Department of Food Administration and Agriculture, 1922-1923. Minister finance, 1923-1925.

Chancellor of Reich, 1925-1926. President “Bund zur Erneuerung des Reichs,” 1927-1930. President Reichsbank, 1930-1933.

Ambassador to the United States, 1933-1937.

Membership

Member Cabinet, Department of Food Administration and Agriculture, 1922-1923.

Connections

Married Gertrud Wolff, December 16, 1907 (died November 29, 1924). Children: Gertraud, Eva-Marie.

father:
Otto Luther

mother:
Wilhelmine (Huebner) Luther

spouse:
Gertrud Wolff

children:
Gertraud Luther

Eva-Marie Luther