Johannes Baumann

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Johannes Baumann (27 November 1874 – 8 September 1953) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1934–1940).

Johannes Baumann

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on 22 March 1934 and handed over office on 31 December 1940. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party.

During his office time he held the Department of Justice and Police and was President of the Confederation in 1938.

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Preceded by
Auguste Pettavel
President of the Swiss Council of States
1920/1921
Succeeded by
Josef Räber
Preceded by
Heinrich Häberlin
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1934–1940
Succeeded by
Karl Kobelt