Dr. Else Wex

Title: Dr.
Prename: Else
Surname: Wex
Name of birth: Buchner
Profession: Politician
Birthday: 02/05/1884
Place of birth: Munich
Date of death: 10/27/1961
Place of death: Celle
Married since: 1906
Education: University studies (economics); 1929 doctorate
Memberships: 1922–33 council member, German Democratic Party (DDP) and General Association of German Women (ADF); 1945 represents the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) in Celle, later president of the Workers’ Welfare (Arbeiterwohlfahrt) Celle branch and the federation of women’s organizations Deutscher Frauenring
Biographical literature: Anke Sawahn, “Sie half, wo sie konnte: Doktorin Else Wex (1884–1961). Fünf Jahrzehnte Fraueninteressen, Sozialengagement und Politik,” *Cellesche Zeitung*, January 30, 1999: 42
Major works: *Wandlungen in der Sozialen Fürsorge 1914–1927* (diss.; Berlin: Heymann, 1929); *Staatsbürgerliche Arbeit deutscher Frauen* (Berlin: F.A. Herbig, 1929)