Full name: Emil Ketterer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 6, 1883 in Neustadt, Titisee-Neustadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: December 23, 1959 in Solln, München (Munich), Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TSV 1860 München, München (GER)
After his athletic career ended, Emil Ketterer studied medicine at the University of München. In 1924 Ketterer joined the Sturmabteiling (SA) (storm troopers), and in 1925 entered the Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter Partei (NSDAP) becoming, in 1929, president of the disciplinary section of the National Socialists' Medical Association. In 1933 he became Chief of the Medical Corps Organization, leader of the German Medical Association, and was a SA Group Leader within the headquarters of the Highest SA Governance. While working with these medical organizations he was known to be a strong proponent of the euthanasia programs of disabled persons. In 1937 he resigned from the Medical Corps Organization. Ketterer also served as treasurer of the Deutscher Sportbund für Athletik (DSBfA) from 1933-34, and from 1936 to 1945 was president of TSV München 1860. Emil Ketterer was also the father-in-law of the President of the German Employer Association, Hanns Martin Schleyer, who was murdered by the Red Army Fraction (RAF) in 1977.
Personal Best: 100 – 10.5 (1911); 200 – 23.1 (1910).
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