Josef Becker
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Election poster (1969)
Member of the Bundestag
In office
7 September 1949 – 22 September 1972
Personal details
Born(1905-02-08)8 February 1905
Died19 October 1996(1996-10-19) (aged 91)
Waldfischbach-Burgalben, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Political partyCDU

Josef Becker (February 8, 1905 – October 19, 1996) was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and former member of the German Bundestag.[1]


Before 1933 Becker was a member of the Centre Party. In 1945, he participated in the founding of the CDP, which later became the Rhineland-Palatinate state association of the CDU. In 1946, he was elected to the executive board of the Pirmasens district CDU association and was later its chairman until 1968. Becker had been a member of the Citizens' Council Committee since July 1945 and was a council member of the city of Pirmasens from 1946 to 1979. In 1946/47 he was a member of the Advisory State Assembly of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate.

He was a member of the German Bundestag from its first election in 1949 to 1972. In parliament he represented the constituency of Zweibrücken from 1949 to 1965 and then the constituency of Pirmasens until 1972.

From 1946 to 1948, Becker was second mayor of Pirmasens.


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.


  1. ^ "Die Mitglieder des Deutschen Bundestages - 1.-13. Wahlperiode: Alphabetisches Gesamtverzeichnis; Stand: 28. Februar 1998" [The members of the German Bundestag - 1st - 13th term of office: Alphabetical complete index] (PDF). (in German). Deutscher Bundestag, Wissenschaftliche Dienste des Bundestages (WD 3/ZI 5). 1998-02-28. Retrieved 2020-05-21.