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Emil Rade


German civil servant. Attended secondary school in Koblenz and Wetzlar, graduating in 1852. Enlisted for a year of military service then studied military management for two years, graduating in 1855 as a commissariat-assistant. Served in Dusseldorf, Koblenz, and Münster, and was decorated for his service in the Franco-Prussian War. Served as auditor from 1874 and lived in Münster, 1873–91. Member of the zoological section of the Westphalian Provincial Society for Science and Art, 1874; of the botanical section, 1877. Organised the production of a dedicatory album of German and Austrian scientists in honour of CD, presented in 1877.


Gries 2006