Thomas Wimmer (politician)

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Thomas Wimmer (Siglfing 7 January 1887 – Munich 18 January 1964) was a Bavarian SPD politician. He was mayor of Munich from 1948 to 1960. [1]

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  1. Michl Ehbauer Thomas Wimmer: ein Lebensbild 1964 - Page 45 "Zu diesem Trauerfall paßte es recht gut, daß ihn auch noch die Gestapo auf 9 Wochen Untersuchungshaft holte, weil man dem ... Thomas Wimmer kann schon ein Liedlein davon singen, wie man die Verdächtigen behandelte."
Political offices
Preceded by
Karl Scharnagl
Mayor of Munich
Succeeded by
Hans-Jochen Vogel