Jost Gross, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Jost Gross

Swiss politician (1946-2005)

Date of Birth: 01-Mar-1946

Place of Birth: Flawil, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Date of Death: 06-May-2005

Profession: politician

Nationality: Switzerland

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Jost Gross

  • Jost Gross (March 1, 1946 – May 6, 2005) was a Swiss politician of the Social Democratic Party.
  • From 1995 to his death he had a seat in the National Council. Gross was born in Flawil, Switzerland.
  • He was educated as a lawyer and taught at the University of St.
  • Gallen.
  • From 1979 to 1987 he belonged to the executive branch of Steckborn.
  • From 1980 to 1984 he was in the legislative of the canton of Thurgau (Grosser Rat).
  • Also from 1980 to 1984 he was president of the Social Democratic party in Thurgau.
  • He was president of the trade union Thurgau (Gewerkschaftsbund) and Pro Mente Sana since 1994.
  • In 1995 he was elected to the National Council as a representative for Thurgau. He died while playing football at an international parliamentary tourney in Waldenburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. His successor in the National Council was Edith-Graf Litscher who was sworn in on May 30, 2005.

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