b. Altach (Vorarlberg), Dec. 24, 1875, d. Bregenz (Vorarlberg), June 25, 1960, lawyer, Christian Socialist politician. 1918-1930 Landeshauptmann of Vorarlberg; 1920-1934 member of the Bundesrat, 1930/31 Federal Chancellor, 1934-1938 president of the Austrian Court of Audit; 1918-1920 promoted the unification of Vorarlberg with Switzerland; wrote the corporative state federal constitution of 1934.
Publication#Die neue oe. Verfassung, 1934.
Literature#H. Huebmer, Dr. O. E., 1957.