Hermann Höcherl

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Hermann Höcherl.

Hermann Höcherl (31 March 1912, Brennberg – 18 May 1989) was a German politician of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU). He joined the Nazi Party in 1931; after leaving it in 1932, he rejoined in 1935. In 1942 he volunteered for The Wehrmacht, with his service being in Nazi occupied Poland, and later in combat in Greece, Finland and Soviet Russia[1]

He was first elected to the Bundestag in 1953, representing Regensburg. He was Minister of the Interior from 1961 until 1965 and then Minister for Food, Agriculture and Forests until 1969.

Political offices
Preceded by
Gerhard Schröder
Federal Minister of the Interior (Germany)
Succeeded by
Paul Lücke
Preceded by
Werner Schwarz
Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Forests (Germany)
Succeeded by
Josef Ertl