Karl Germer

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Karl Germer AKA Karl Johannes Germer AKA Frater Saturnus

Germany / America 1885[?] – 1962

Comments: Thelemite, OHO of the OTO and Agape Lodge; held in Nazi Concentration Camps, "COLUMBIA HOUSE", and "ESTERWEGEN" during WWII for being a Freemason; Rosicrucian; designated Crowley's successor on July 18th, 1941 e.v.; July 20th, 1955 e.v., he expelled Kenneth Grant ;


Teachers: Aleister Crowley; Frater Achad AKA Charles Stansfeld Jones; Heinrich Tränker; Theodor Reuss; Carl Kellner;

Students: Wilfred Smith AKA Frater 132; Regina Kahl; Cora Eaton, 1st wife, Sascha Ernestine Andre Germer, 2nd wife; Jack Parsons; Helen Parsons Smith nee Northrup; Marjorie Cameron Parsons; Jane Wolfe; Dr. Francis Israel Regardie; Louis Culling; Cecil Frederick Russell; Marcelo Ramos Motta; Otto William Barth; Frederic Mellinger; Henry Birven; C.H. Petersen; Eduard Munninger ; Noel Fitzgerald; William Breeze AKA Hymenaeus Beta; Grady McMurtry AKA Hymenaeus Alpha ; Frater Zopiron aka Gabriel Montenegro Vargas (1907-1969), 3rd husband of Helen Parson Smith;

Friends: Gerald Gardner;

Enemies: Eugen Grosche; Arnold Krumm-Heller; H.J. Metzger; believed Heinrich Tränker and Henry Birven betrayed him to the Gestapo, sending him to a concentration camp; Oscar Schlag;

Organizations: 'Collegium Pansophicum'; A∴A∴ or Argenteum Astrum (the Silver Star); OTO AKA Ordo Templi Orientis; Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica AKA Gnostic Catholic Church; Church of Thelema;

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Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Germer; http://www.parareligion.ch/sunrise/book.htm; http://parareligion.ch/sunrise/germer.htm; http://www.parareligion.ch/dplanet/germer1.htm; http://holythelemicchurch.wordpress.com/2010/10/25/thelemic-saints-karl-germers-greater-feast/; http://parareligion.ch/sunrise/germer.htm