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Walter RESCH

Member of the Nationalrat

Walter RESCH, Austrian Member of the Nationalrat.

Background

RESCH, Walter was born on July 18, 1939 in Traunkirchen. Parents: Alois Resch and Katharina Resch.

Education

Vocational school, engine fitting. Foremen's night school, 1965-1967. Power-station form school, Esslingen, West Germany, 1968-1969.

Spoken languages: German, basic English.

Career

Area Chairman, works council, Upper Austrian Power-Stations Joint Stock Company. District Chairman, Austrian Trades Union Youth, Kirchdorf, 1958-1959. District official, Young Generation, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Vöcklabruck, 1960-1964.

Local Party Chairman, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Ostermielhing, 197482. District councillor, Ostermiething, 1974-1986. Deputy Mayor, Ostermiething, 1974-1979.

Member of district Party Executive, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria) Braunau am Inn, since 1974, and district Chairman, since 1982. Member of Parly Executive, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Upper Austria, since 1982. Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria) Constituency Chairman, district of Inn, since 1982.

Member of Nationalrat, for Upper Austria, since 1982. Speaker for Energy, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria), Nalionalrat, since 1988. Alternative Chairman, Economic Committee.

Apprenticeship as engine fitter 1953-1957. Upper Austrian Power Stations Joint Stock Company, 1959-: foreman 1969-1972, and works technician, since 1972.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, windsurfing, mountains. Environment, finance, economics.

Connections

Spouse Ulla Resch (née Jelinek), 1973. Children: two.