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Ursula Kuri

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Ursula Kuri (* 27 September 1935 in Freiburg im Breisgau) is a German politician (CDU) and was a member of the Baden-Württemberg state parliament from 1996 to 2001.

Education and profession

Kuri attended elementary school, grammar school and a women’s technical school in Freiburg. Afterwards she trained as a HHT teacher and passed the 2nd teacher’s examination in 1959. She worked as a teacher until the birth of her second child. Kuri is married and has five children.

Politics and voluntary work

She became deputy chairwoman of the Freiburg CDU district association in 1989 and was elected to the municipal council in 1994. From 1996 to 2001, Kuri was a member of the state parliament of Baden-Württemberg, where she represented the direct mandate of the electoral district Freiburg II. She was involved as a Catholic parish councillor and head of the educational association in the parish of St. Blasius and was chairwoman of the general parents’ council of Freiburg schools for thirteen years. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of the State Agency for Civic Education, the Academy of Skilled Crafts and the Advisory Board of the University of Freiburg.

Honors

  • 2010: Cross of Merit on Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany

Literature

  • Ina Hochreuther: Frauen im Parlament – Südwestdeutsche Parlamentarierinnen von 1919 bis heute. Landtag von Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart 2012, ISBN 978-3-923476-16-9, p. 193f.