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Paul Hoenscher (25 March 1887 in Klein Neudorf, Template:Interlanguage link — 16 February 1937) was a German politician of the National Socialist German Worker's Party (NSDAP). He seated in the Reichstag from March 1933 to his death in February 1937.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Hoenscher was the son of an independent farmer. He attended a Volksschule between 1984 and 1987 and a Gymnasium between 1987 and 1900. Then he had a vocational training in several agricultural businesses until 1908. He also attended complementary course at an Template:Interlanguage link. After serving in the 22nd Infantry Regiment between 1908 and 1910, he became an independent farmer.

As a member of the 51st Reserve Infantry Regiment, Hoenscher fought in World War I from 1914 to 1918 and was awarded the 2nd-class Iron Cross and the Silesian Eagle.

In the 1920s, he joined the NSDAP. He assumed several functions within the party; he was a District Peasant Leader (Kreisbauernführer) among others. In the March 1933 parliamentary election, he was elected to the Reichstag in the 9th constituency (Oppeln) for the NSDAP. He was reelected in November 1933 and in 1936 and retained his seat until he died in February 1937.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Stockhorst, Erich (2000) (in de). 5000 Köpfe. Wer war was im 3. Reich (reproduction of the original 1967 ed.). Kiel: Arndt. ISBN 3-88741-116-1. 

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