Franz-Josef Heider (* 7 October 1897 in Bergisch Gladbach; † 31 July 1977 ibid) was a German entrepreneur, politician and member of the state parliament (ZENTRUM, CDU).
After attending elementary school and high school, he completed a traineeship in a publishing house. In 1923, as the third son of the company’s founder Johann Heider, Heider took over the company Joh. Heider Verlag GmbH, Druckerei und Verlag in Bergisch Gladbach. Until 1945 he was also publisher of the Rheinisch-Bergische Zeitung. Franz-Heider-Strasse in Bergisch Gladbach was named after him.
Until 1933 Heider was a member of the Centre Party. In 1945 he was one of the founders of the CDU in the Rheinisch-Bergisch district and was the first district chairman and active in numerous other party committees.
From April 20, 1947 to June 17, 1950, Heider was a directly elected member of the North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament for the electoral district 027 Rhein.Berg. District-North.
He was a representative on the city council of Bergisch Gladbach and mayor from September 1946 to November 1950. He was also a member of the district council of the Rheinisch-Bergischer Kreis for a time.
Franz Heider at the State Parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia
- State Parliament NRW, detail view of the Member of Parliament Franz-Josef Heider as of 27 March 2014
- 125 Years of Heider – Special Publication.Retrieved July 23, 2019.
- Andree Schulte: Bergisch Gladbach Stadtgeschichte in Straßennamen, Bergisch Gladbach 1995, ISBN 3-9804448-0-5, p. 67
|ALTERNATE NAMES||Heider, Franz-Josef (full name)|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||german politician (CDU), MdL|
|DATE OF BIRTH||7. October 1897|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bergisch Gladbach|
|STERBEDATUM||31. July 1977|