Wilhelm Hans August von Waldow  
(31.10.1856 - 27.07.1937)
place of birth:  Berlin
Deutsches Kaiserreich:  Staatssekretär des Reichsernährungsamts


Wilhelm von Waldow was a Prussian politician who headed Imperial Germany's Kriegsernährungsamt (War Food Office) during the Great War. He was born into the family of Elisabeth and Adolf Friedrich von Waldow, a senior official with the forestry service. Wilhelm studied law and political science at the Universities of Straßburg, Göttingen, and Berlin. He spent his pre-War years working in several government administrative postings and married Elisabeth von Werder in August of 1890. He later served as Senior President for the District of Königsberg and for the Province of Posen. 

The beginning of the First World War found him living in Stettin and functioning as the Senior President of the Province Pomerania. In August 1916, von Waldow replaced Batocki-Friebe as State Secretary in charge of the Kriegsernährungsamt, the imperial office which oversaw state nutritional issues. He remained in office until near the end of the War, when he was replaced by Emanuel Wurm. Wilhelm von Waldow passed away died on 27 July 1937 in Berlin.

Ernährungs-Minister  06.08.1917  -  09.11.1918