Karl Josef Franz Feiler started working in the Eisenbahnministerium (Ministry of Railways) in 1907.

Paul Heigl studied history and geography in Graz and Munich and was awarded his doctorate in 1910 from the University of Graz.

Hugo Theodor Horwitz lived in Berlin and Vienna and was the author of articles about the history of culture and technology.

Alphons Lhotsky studied history, art history, geography and philosophy and was a member of the Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung (Institute of Austrian Historical Research).

Edith Podlesnigg was enlisted from the start of 1939 until summer 1942 for war service in Vienna in the air raid warning service, first in the police and then in the Luftwaffe.