Dr. Rosa Kempf

Title: Dr.
Prename: Rosa
Surname: Kempf
Profession: Teacher, lecturer
Birthday: 02/08/1874
Place of birth: Bad Birnbach, Lower Bavaria
Date of death: 02/03/1948
Place of death: Darmstadt
Education: 1892 qualifies to teach elementary school; 1904 final high school examinations (*Abitur*); 1905–11 university studies (philosophy, economics) in Munich; 1911 doctorate
Career: 1892–04 elementary school teacher; 1913 principal, Women’s School of Professional Social Work in Frankfurt; 1933 dismissed
Memberships: 1905–11 Munich Association of Women Students (Verein Studierender Frauen München); 1913–19 council member, German Association for Women’s Suffrage (Deutscher Verband für Frauenstimmrecht); 1918 German Democratic Party (DDP); 1918–20 deputy in the first Bavarian parliament; founding member and president, Frankfurt chapter of the German Federation of University Women (DAB)
Biographical literature: Elke Reining, “Rosa Kempf (1874–1948). Ihr Kampf für die Rechte der Frauen,” *Zeitschrift für bayerische Landesgeschichte* 64 (2001): 149–68; [“Rosa Kempf,” *Neue Deutsche Biographie*](http://www.deutsche-biographie.de/sfz079_00488_1.html)
Major works: *Das Leben der jungen Fabrikmädchen in München* (diss.; Leipzig: Duncker & Humblot, 1911); *Das Interesse der Industrie an der Ausbildung der weiblichen Arbeiterschaft* (Gautzsch: Dietrich, 1914); *Die deutsche Frau nach der Volks-, Berufs- und Betriebszählung von 1925* (Mannheim: Bensheimer, 1931)