Walter Hauser

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Walter Hauser

Walter Hauser (1 May 1837 – 22 October 1902) was a Swiss politician. He was a member of the Swiss Federal Council from 1888 to 1902.

He was elected to the Federal Council on 13 December 1888 and died in office on 22 October 1902. He was a member of the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland.

During his office time he held the following departments:

He was President of the Confederation twice in 1892 and 1900.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Ryser, Emil (1931). Zur Erinnerung an unsere lieben Eltern (Bundesrat Walter Hauser, 1837-1902, Sophie Hauser, geb. Wiedemann, 1845-1931) (in German). Bern: Büchler & Co.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wilhelm Vigier
President of the Council of States
1883/1884
Succeeded by
Martin Birmann
Preceded by
Wilhelm Hertenstein
Member of the Swiss Federal Council
1888–1902
Succeeded by
Ludwig Forrer