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Oberheid, Heinrich Josef
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(Feb 7, 1895, Mülheim on the Ruhr – Nov 17, 1977, Düsseldorf), studied theology and national economics, and gained a doctorate. Between 1920 and 1925 he was successfully employed in the Stinnes company, and became director. From 1933 he served as a pastor. From 1920 he adopted national popular views, and in 1928 joined the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (NSDAP, National Socialism). He failed from 1926 in his own economic enterprises, but as an assault leader in the Sturmabteilung (SA) soon became one of the most important agitators for Deutsche Christ…

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Faulenbach, Heiner, “Oberheid, Heinrich Josef”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_024203>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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