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Ruth GROSSENBACHER-SCHMID

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Ruth GROSSENBACHER-SCHMID, Swiss Member of the Nationalrat.

Background

GROSSENBACHER-SCHMID, Ruth was born on September 13, 1936 in Capetown, South Africa. Daughter of Oskar Schmid and Margrit Gisiger.

Education

Language teacher’s certificate. Spoken languages: German, English, French.

Career

District Councillor, 1973-1981. Verfassungsratin, 198186. President, CVP Women of Switzerland.

Member of the Nationalrat, since 1981, replacing Peter Hanggi. Professional career: primary school teacher. English teacher, technical college, Aarau.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Recreations: hiking, travelling. Promotion of education, social security and welfare, equal rights for women.

Connections

father:
Oskar Schmid

mother:
Margrit Gisiger

spouse:
Rolf Grossenbacher