Former Bavarian State Minister for Economy and Transport
Anton Jaumann was a German politician who served as the Bavarian Minister for Economy and Transport. Born in 1927 he studied Theology, Economics and Law before starting his own law firm in 1957. During this time he also served as CEO of the National Association of Bavarian Foreign Trade. He was a member of Bavaria’s parliament from 1958 until 1990. In 1966 he became State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance before becoming the Bavarian State Minister of Economy and Transport in 1988. During his term as Minister of Economy and Transport he made several key decisions and was noted as one of the many outspoken critics who voiced their concerns over the construction of the Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport.