Party affiliation: Österreichische Volkspartei (ÖVP, Austrian People's Party)
Mayor of Waldenstein, 1970-1973. District councillor, Wolfsberg, 1973-1979. Town councillor, Wolfsberg, since 1979.
Sent to Bundesrat from Kamten Provincial Assembly, member of Bundesrat, since 1989. Vocational school teacher, 1964-1969. Headmaster of the vocational school, 1969-1977.
Technical college teacher, since 1977. Staff representative for Kamten agricultural teachers, since 1979.