Walther Leisler Kiep

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Walther Leisler Kiep
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Walther Leisler Kiep in 1973
Personal details
Born
Walther Gottlieb Louis Leisler Kiep

(1926-01-05)5 January 1926
Hamburg, Germany
Died9 May 2016(2016-05-09) (aged 90)
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
NationalityGerman
Political partyCDU
Spouse(s)Charlotte Kiep
Children4
OccupationInsurance salesman

Walther Gottlieb Louis Leisler Kiep (5 January 1926 – 9 May 2016) was a German politician. He was a member of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU). He was a member of the Bundestag between 1965 and 1976 and again from 1980 to 1982.

After switching to state-level politics, he served as Minister of Economy (1976–77) and Minister of Finance (1976–80) in Lower Saxony under Ernst Albrecht. In 1982, Kiep was the leading candidate for the CDU in two state elections in Hamburg. From 1971 until 1992, he was treasurer of his party at the federal level.

Kiep died on 9 May 2016 in his home in Kronberg im Taunus in Hesse of pneumonia, aged 90.[1]

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  1. "CDU-Politiker Walther Leisler Kiep gestorben" (in German). tagesschau. 9 May 2016. Archived from the original on 9 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)