Kalkstein, Michał (Michael von Kalkstein), 1871-77, 1881-90, 1893-98 member of the Reichstag of the German Empire. *3.7.1830 on the estate of Klonowken/Klonówka near Preußisch Stargard/Starogard Gdański; †17.9.1911 ibid., lord of the manor. After attending grammar schools in Culm/Chełmno and Braunsberg/Braniewo he studied law in Krakow, Breslau, Bonn and Berlin. He undertook journies in Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Holland. In 1854 he continued his trainer as an unpaid junior lawyer in Bromberg. Subsequently he ran the family estate in Klonowken. In March 1871, in January 1874, in October 1881, in October 1884, in February 1887, in February and June 1893 he was elected as a member of the Polish parliamentary group in the German Reichstag for the constituency of Berent-Preußisch Stargard-Dirschau/Kościerzyna-Starogard Gdański-Tczew with majorities between 65.58% and 70.86%.
Deutscher Parlaments-Almanach, Ausg. 9, Leipzig 1871, 204; Ausg. 10, Leipzig 1874, 201; Ausg. 14, Leipzig 1881, 165; Amtliches Reichstag-Handbuch, 9. Legislaturperiode, Berlin 1898, 188; A. Kotowski: Zwischen Staatsräson und Vaterlandsliebe, Düsseldorf 2007, 87.