Otto Arnholz
Member of the Bundestag
In office
7 September 1949 – 6 October 1957
Personal details
Born(1894-04-12)12 April 1894
Died7 October 1988(1988-10-07) (aged 94)
Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
Political partySPD

Otto Arnholz (12 April 1894 – 7 October 1988) was a German politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) and member of the German Bundestag.[1]


Arnholz joined the SPD in 1920. In 1945/46 he was the regional chairman of the SPD Braunschweig and became a member of the appointed Braunschweig state parliament from 21 February 1946 to 21 November 1946. In May 1946 Arnholz became Minister of the Interior in the government of Prime Minister Alfred Kubel. With the formation of the state of Lower Saxony he left the government in November 1946. He was a member of the German Bundestag from its first election in 1949 to 1957. In parliament he represented the constituency of the city of Braunschweig.


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). 28 February 1998. Retrieved 21 May 2020.