|Member of the Bundestag|
7 September 1949 – 17 October 1965
|Born||(1895-03-14)14 March 1895|
|Died||7 October 1983(1983-10-07) (aged 88)|
Gottfried Leonhard (March 14, 1895 – October 7, 1983) was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and member of the German Bundestag.
Leonhard was a co-founder of the CDU in Pforzheim in 1945 and was at times the district chairman of the CDU there. After the Second World War, he was initially a member of the city council of Pforzheim. He was a member of the state parliament of Württemberg-Baden for constituency 24 (Pforzheim) from 1946 to 1950.
Leonhard was a member of the German Bundestag from 1949 to 1965 and represented the constituency of Karlsruhe-Land as a directly elected member. From 21 May 1953 until the end of the first legislative period, he was deputy chairman of the Bundestag Committee for Postal and Telecommunications Affairs.
Herbst, Ludolf; Jahn, Bruno (2002). Vierhaus, Rudolf (ed.). Biographisches Handbuch der Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages. 1949–2002 [Biographical Handbook of the Members of the German Bundestag. 1949–2002] (in German). München: De Gruyter - De Gruyter Saur. p. 1715. ISBN 978-3-11-184511-1.
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