Paul von Krause
|Paul von Krause|
|Member of the Prussian Parliament|
|Vice President of the Prussian Parliament|
|Secretary of Justice|
7 August 1917 – 13 February 1919
Georg von Hertling
Max von Baden
|Preceded by||Hermann Lisco|
|Succeeded by||Otto Landsberg|
|Member of the Prussian Constitutional Assembly|
4 April 1852|
Karbowo, West Prussia, Kingdom of Prussia
|Died||17 December 1923
Berlin, Weimar Germany
|Political party||National Liberal
|Alma mater||University of Leipzig
University of Heidelberg
Humboldt University of Berlin
Krause studied law at the Universities of Leipzig, Heidelberg and Berlin and passed his doctorate in 1877 at the University of Göttingen. Since 1880 he worked as a lawyer, since 1887 also as a Notary, in Königsberg and Berlin.
From 1902 to 1909 Krause was a member of the board of the German bar association and Chairman of the Berlin bar association from 1905 to 1917. He was elected as a National Liberal member of the Prussian Parliament (Abgeordnetenhaus), representing the constituency of Königsberg-Fischhausen, in 1888 and became its Vice-President in 1896.
Krause was the Chairman of the German Association of inland navigation in 1904-1906 and became Secretary of State of the Reichsjustizamt on 7 August 1917. He remained in this position throughout the German November Revolution and was replaced by Otto Landsberg on 13 February 1919.
Krause died in Berlin, where a street ("Paul-Krause-Strasse") is named after him.