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Friedrich Funk
Personal details
Born19 October 1900
Neuses am Sand, German Empire
Died5 August 1963 (Aged 62)
Volkach, West Germany
Political partyCSU (1949 - 1963)
Other political
Independent (unknown - 1949)

Friedrich Jakob Funk was a German Politician of the Christian Social Union (CSU).[1]


Early life and Farming Career

Funk, who was a Protestant Christian, was a soldier in World War I despite his young age. After the war he studied agriculture in Munich and graduated as a farmer. In 1932 he took over the parental lease in Neuses am Sand, which he acquired in 1936.[1]

Political career

Friedrich Funk was elected as a non-party candidate in the district council of Gerolzhofen in 1948. He joined the CSU in 1949 after being appointed as a candidate for the Bundestag and had been a member of the German Bundestag since its first election in 1949 until his death in 1963. He was always elected directly to parliament in the constituency of Schweinfurt. From 1953 to 1957, he was deputy chairman of the CSU national group in the CDU / CSU parliamentary group. From 1957 until his death he was deputy chairman of the Bundestag's Committee on Petitions. On May 17, 1963, he was awarded the Bavarian Order of Merit.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Präsidenten und Vizepräsidenten des Deutschen Bundestages", Biographisches Handbuch der Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages 1949-2002, DE GRUYTER SAUR, 2002, doi:10.1515/9783110969054.1027, ISBN 978-3-11-096905-4