| Alphons Horten |
|Born||9 November, 1907|
|Died||1 December, 2003 (Age 96)|
|Member of||Le Cercle|
Alphons Horten was the son of Franz Carl Alphons Horten, nephew of the regular clergy Titus and Timothy Maria Maria Horten, and the orientalist Max Horten and cousin of Helmut Horten. He studied economics in Berlin.
He then took on a commercial activity and worked from 1930 to 1945 in a company in the food industry. After World War II, he fled the Soviet occupation zone, moved to West Germany and settled in Bad Godesberg. Later, he was Managing Partner of J. Weck & Co., headquartered in Bonn-Duisdorf.
Horten joined the CDU and co-founded the Economic Council of the CDU. He was temporarily its executive chairman. He was also a board member of the Economic Policy Committee of the Christian Democrats.
Horten was a member of the German Bundestag from 1965 to 1972. In Parliament he represented the constituency Rheydt-Grevenbroich II, where he campaigned mainly for entrepreneurial interests.
Deep political connections
He attended Le Cercle in the 1970s.
Event Participated in
|Le Cercle/1983 (Bonn)||30 June 1983||3 July 1983||Germany|