Franz Baur (no "e") was born 14 February 1887 in München, alive 1969 in Bad Homburg.
Graduated from the Bavarian Cadet Corps (BKK). Bavarian army 1911 Luitpold Jubilee Medal.
Gazetted Austro-Hungarian Military Merit Cross 3rd Class with War Decoration (ÖM3K) 2 May 1916, and (!!!) Prussian Hohenzollern House Order 3X 30 April 1918 (lists his first name and no other Hptm. Franz Baur). Bizarrely, no Crown to his BMV4X!!!!
Son of Oberst aD Franz Baur and Frida Grandaur. Married 26.4.16 Franziszka Heider: 3 sons.
Universities 1919-21, receiving Dr. phil. nat. degree from University of Freiburg i.Breisgau 1.8.21
1919-1926 Leiter d. Wetter-u. Sonnenwarte St. Blasien. 1926-29 Preuss. Meteolog. Inst. Berlin, 1929 Leiter d. staatl. Forschgsst. f. langfrist. Wittengsvorhers. u. Lehrauft. Univ. Frankfurt.
1930 Hon. Prof.
1935 living at Rödelheim/Frankfurt am Main, Meteorologe, many published works on weather.
1955 Dr. Hptm aD, Univ. Prof.
Rank Lists, Personalnachrichten, 1935 Wer Ist's?, 1955 and 1969 Directories of the BKK
By 1969 Dr.Dr. h.c.