Margarethe Lachmund


Margarethe Lachmund (née Grobbecker) born Woldegk, Mecklenburg September 17, 1896 (d. 1985). German Quaker who led north German aid to Jews; arrested in postwar East Germany; opposed postwar conscription and nuclear weapons.


"I have had the deepest fellowship with people beyond all national boundaries." (Leonard Kenworthy, Some Quaker Pioneers, vol. II, p. 177, 1985; photo quaekernachrichten)