Gregor Ebner

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Born (1892-06-24) June 24, 1892 (age 129)
Ichenhausen, Bavaria
DiedMarch 22, 1974(1974-03-22) (aged 81)
Wolfatshausen
NationalityGerman
CitizenshipGermany
OccupationDoctor

Gregor Ebner (born 24 June 1892 in Ichenhausen, Bavaria;[1] died 22 March 1974 in Wolfatshausen) was a medical doctor from Kirchseeon near Munich. During the time of National Socialism he served as the medical leader of all the Lebensborn Homes.

Life

Ebner was born in Ichenhausen to Gregor Ebner, a coffee-house proprietor and his wife Marie (née Maurer). From 1914 to 1918 he took part in World War 1 as an Army Field Doctor. Thereafter he spent a few months with the Freikorps Epp. Following his graduation from medical school in June 1920 he opened a medical practice in Kirchseeon. In 1930 he became a member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party (Membership number 340.925). He immedietly became the Town Group Leader and Deputy Regional Leader. In 1931 he joined the General SS. Ebner met Heinrich Himmler in 1930 and was his house doctor for many years.

In mid-1937 Ebner gave up his private practice and joined the Lebensborn Association full time. He remained in the function of medical head of all the Lebensborn run homes. In addition, he was the Chairman of the Disciplinary Court of the National Socialist Doctor's League 'from 1938. In 1939 he gained the rank of SS-Oberführer.

On the 10 March 1948 Ebner was only found guilty of being a member of the SS at the Nuremberg SS Race and Settlement Main Office Hearing and sentenced to two years and eight months in prison. Thereafter he continued his medical practice in Kirchseeon and Wolfratshausen.

References

  1. Himmler, Katrin; Wildt, Michael (2016-03-08). The Private Heinrich Himmler: Letters of a Mass Murderer. St. Martin's Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1-4668-7089-5.

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