Walter Hauser

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Walter Hauser

Walter Hauser (May 1, 1837, Wädenswil – October 22, 1902) was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1888-1902).

He was elected to the Federal Council on December 13, 1888 and died in office on October 22, 1902. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland.

During his office time he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation twice in 1892 and 1900.

Walther-Hauser-Strasse in Wädenswil is named after him.

Further reading

  • Ryser, Emil (1931). Zur Erinnerung an unsere lieben Eltern (Bundesrat Walter Hauser, 1837-1902, Sophie Hauser, geb. Wiedemann, 1845-1931) (in German). Bern: Büchler & Co. 

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Preceded by
Wilhelm Vigier
President of the Council of States
Succeeded by
Martin Birmann
Preceded by
Wilhelm Hertenstein
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
Succeeded by
Ludwig Forrer