Hubert Pestenhofer is dead. The former district administrator died at the age of 92.
Pestenhofer had last lived in Berchtesgaden.
During his tenure from 1963 to 1977, Pestenhofer played a key role in the future of Dachau.
District - The native of Lengmoos in the then Wasserburg am Inn district came to Dachau by chance: He worked as a lawyer in the government of Upper Bavaria and was transferred to Dachau.
He loved the Dachau region when.
In the spring of 1965 he ran for the CSU in the district elections and remained district administrator for 13 years.
During his term of office, the regional reform and the fight against the possible airport construction at Sulzemoos fell.
"It protected several hundred private owners from expropriation", as District Administrator Stefan Löwl announced in an obituary.
The construction of the district hospital and the Dachau secondary school as well as the decision to build a new district office were made during Pestenhofer's tenure.
He was awarded the golden district medal for his services and the Federal Cross of Merit for his life's work.
On his 80th birthday in his house in Hebertshausen: Dr.
Hubert Pestenhofer as a happy pensioner.
In 1977 Hubert Pestenhofer left the district administrator.
He switched to the private sector.
He became head of Bayern insurance.
He retired at the age of 66.
Pestenhofer lived in Hebertshausen.
A few years ago he moved to Berchtesgaden.