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Nazi Official in Charge of Nuremberg Laws Killed in Accident

Dr. Wilhelm Stuckhard, former high Nazi official who supervised the carrying out of the notorious anti-Jewish Nuremberg Laws, was killed in an automobile accident near Hanover. He had been summoned several times to Berlin by a de-nazification court, but refused to appear on the pretext of illness. At the time of his death, he held the post of director of the Institute for Industry in Lower Saxony.