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Reinhold Krammer Inaugurated as Austrian Honorary Consul in Chicago

Published: August 1, 2014; 16:50 · (Vindobona)

Consul General Georg Heindl was very pleased to inaugurate Mr. Reinhold Frank (Rein) Krammer, a business lawyer whose parents immigrated from Austria to Chicago, as first Austrian Honorary Consul for Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

From left to right: Austria's Trade Commissioner in Chicago Franz Roessler, New Austrian Honorary Consul Reinhold Krammer, Chicago Deputy Mayor Steven Koch, Consul General Georg Heindl / Picture: © Austrian Consulate General, New York

The new Austrian Honorary Consulate in Chicago, the metropolis of the Midwest, is now operational. From the late 19th until the mid-20th century, Chicago was a main goal for Austrian immigrants into the US.

Tens of thousands found themselves a new life there. Today, the Midwest is an important region for Austrian business.

In Illinois alone, over 40 Austrian…

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