Arthur lieutenant

Arthur lieutenant (* 9. September 1884 in Jauer; † 10. October 1968 in Frankfurt/Main) was a German politician.


the economist was 1918 initial member of the German people's party in Glogau, 1919 crossed it to the German democratic party .

Lieutenant worked long time as a local politician in Glogau and belonged since 1919 to the town councillor. 1931 took place its choice to the Glogauer mayor. After the seizure of power of the national socialists its joggle and temporary internment took place.

After the end of the Second World War lieutenant ranked among the initial members of the liberal-democratic party of Germany and was a managing director of the central executive committee of the party. 1946 became lieutenant of deputy party chairmen, after the death of William Külz took over it in April 1948 kommissarisch the party presidency.

After its appointment to the brandenburgischen Minister of Finance in October 1948 it delivered its functions in the LDP. With the establishment of state of the German Democratic Republic it withdrew as a Minister and went to West Berlin. There it created the exile LDP and was from 1950 to 1953 their chairman. To 2. October 1950 took place lieutenants Ausschluss from the coalition LDPD.

Lieutenant belonged to the provisional people chamber in the years 1948 and 1949 .

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