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Afritsch, Josef#

b. Graz (Styria), March 13, 1901, d. Vienna, Aug. 25, 1964, horticultural expert and politician of the Austrian Social Democratic Party (SPOe); son of Anton Afritsch. In charge of the Plant Protection Service in Vienna until his arrest in 1942. From 1945 local councillor and city councillor (charged with general administration) in Vienna, 1951 head of the Department of Parks and Gardens in Vienna (while officially suspended from office), 1959-1963 Minister of the Interior, in 1964 commissioner of the Vienna International Horticultural Show.