Distinguished German-American of the Year

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Distinguished German-American of the Year
Awarded for Outstanding leadership and achievement of an American of German speaking ancestry in business, the arts, education, science, politics, and society.
Country United States of America
Presented by German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA
First awarded 1987
Official website http://www.gahmusa.org/

Since 1987, the Distinguished German-American of the Year award has provided national recognition for outstanding leadership and achievement of an American of German-speaking ancestry in business, the arts, education, science, politics, and society.

The Distinguished German-American of the Year Award is presented annually at a special event of the Council of 1000. The Council of 1000 is a special donor recognition level of the German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA.

Distinguished German-American of the Year[edit]

  • 2007 Margrit B. Krewson
  • 2006 General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
  • 2005 Dr. Günter Blobel
  • 2004 Albert Wurz
  • 2003 Walter Brand
  • 2002 Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann
  • 2001 Detlef "Ted" Hierl †
  • 2000 John Patrick Schmitz
  • 1999 C. John Muller
  • 1998 Dr. Otto I. Walter
  • 1997 Gerald R. Kainz
  • 1996 Bruno Karnas
  • 1995 Hon. William Hetzler
  • 1994 Doris Meissner
  • 1993 Dr. George J. Beichl
  • 1992 Heinz C. Prechter
  • 1991 Albrecht Maier
  • 1990 Eric Braeden
  • 1989 Werner Fricker
  • 1988 Hon. Ruth E. Denk
  • 1987 Karl Ehmer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr. Jesco von Puttkamer, 2008 Distinguished German-American of the Year" (Adobe Flash). germanamericanpioneers.org. 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 

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