Ludwig Paul Viktor Kleinwaechter Edit Profile
Educated University of Czernowitz, Austria. Doctor of Laws, University of Berlin, 1908. Honorary Doctor of Laws University of Southern California, 1946.
Entered Austro-Hungarian foreign service, 1911. Vice consul at New York, 1912. With Austro-Hungarian Embassy, 1915, Austro-Hungarian Ministry Foreign Affairs, Vienna, 1917.
Secretary legation, Rome, 1920. Consul general Republic of Austria, 1921-1925 (Chicago). Counsellor of legation, Austrian Legation, Washington, 1925-1927.
Foreign office, Vienna, 1927-1929. Austrian consul general, Ottawa, 1929-1931. Federal Press bureau of Austrian Foreign Office, Vienna, 1932-1938.
Sent to Dachau, later Buchenwald concentration camps for anti-Nazi activities in 1938, released, 1939. Reentered Foreign Office, Vienna, 1945. Acted as liaison officer between the Austrian government and United States.
Austrian political representative to the United States with rank of envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary, January 1946 to December 1946, Austrian minister to the United States since December 1946. Address: Washington. *.
Married Anna Neschuetz, December 14, 1921. Children: Gunda, Ebba.