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Alfred Weber has passed away


Alfred Weber, who was President of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad between 1976 and 1981, died on 26 March aged 91.

The FDP politician from the canton of Uri was a member of the National Council from 1963 to 1979 and President of the National Council in 1970 – 71. Weber held various political offices. He represented the commune of Altdorf in the Cantonal Parliament from 1952 to 1958, while at the same time sitting on the Communal Parliament, and was a member of the Uri Cantonal Council from 1958. He was also elected President of the Uri Cantonal Council on two occasions.