Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Member of Bundestag since 1983. Since 1969; chairman, District Young Union North Baden, 1975-1978. Chairman of Security Policies committee, CDU-North Baden and deputy chairman of Federal Specialist Committee.
Member of Land specialist committee for Economic and Social Policies of the Middle Classes of the CDU-District committee North Baden. Deputy District chairman Christian Democratic Union Heidelberg. Military service, 1962-1964.
Research assistant, and lecturer, Economic Science Faculty, University Heidelberg since 1969. Member of committee, Volksbank Kurpfalz Heidelberg since 1979. Chairman of committee ibid, since 1982.