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Hans Jochen Vogel

Member of the Bundestag

Hans-Jochen Vogel, German politician. Decorated Grosses Bundesverdientskreuz, Bayerischer Verdienstorden; Order British Empire, also others including decorations from France, Italy. Vice president Organizing Committee for Munich Olympic Games, 1972.

Background

VOGEL, Hans-Jochen was born on February 3, 1926 in Gottingen, West Germany.

Education

Abitur, (matriculation), 1943. Universities of Munich and Marburg, Law studies, examinations, 1948 and 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, 1950 (with distinction).

Spoken languages: English.

Career

Assistant, and Senior civil servant. Ministry of Justice, Bavaria, 1952-1954. Member of governing board.

Deutschlandfunk; head of Legal section, town council, 1958-1960. Mayor, Munich, 1960-1972. Deputy Chairman, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Bavaria, 1967.

Member of Federal Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) committee, 1970. President, German Congress of municipal authorities, 1971-1972. Chairman, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) sub-district Munich, 1971-1972.

Federal President Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany), 1972. Federal Minister of Environmental Planning, Construction and Town Development, 1972-1981. Land Chairman Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Bavaria, 1972-1977.

Minister of Justice, 1974. Member of House of Representatives Berlin (incl. Chairman Petitions committee) and mayor (short-term), since 1981.

Chancellor candidate Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany), 1983. Deputy, 1984 and Chairman Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Party, 1987. Member of Bundestag; Chairman of Parliamentary Group of the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany).

Military service, 194345. Asst, and Senior civil servant. Ministry of Justice, Bavaria, 195254.

County court judge, Traunstein, 1954-1955. Head of working group for the collection of Bavarian Land Laws, State Chancellery, Bavaria. 1955-1958; vice-president.

Organisations committee for the Olympic Games, Munich, 1972. Member of advisory council, Karlsruhe Life Insurance. Member of board of Trustees, Friedrich Ebert Foundation.

Works

  • book

    • Die Amtskette

      (Meine 12 Münchner Jahre, Ein Erlebnisbericht / / Biograph...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: Stadt im Wandel, 1971. Die Amtskette, 1972.

Religion

Catholic.

Politics

Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD, Social Democratic Party of Germany), 1950

Membership

Clubs: member of ÖTV, Trade Union for Public and Transport Services.

  • Clubs: member of ÖTV, Trade Union for Public and Transport Services.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Mountain-hiking, history.

Connections

Married 1st Ilse Leisnering in 1951 (divorced in 1972), one son two daughter. Married 2nd Liselotte Sonnenholzer (n£e Biersack) in 1972.

spouses:
Ilse Leisnering

Liselotte Sonnenholzer Biersack