Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Member of Bundestag since 1983. Member of town council Stade since 1972. Chairman, group, 1972-1981.
Mayor, 1981-1986; member of Kreistag Stade since 1972. Group chairman, 1976-1983. Lawyer and Commissioner of Oaths, 1963 and since 1968, Stade.
Member of supervisory board, Volksbank Stade eG. Member of supervisory board, Stadthalle Stade GmbH. Member Association, cttee, E-Assn.
Stade; member of Justice supervisory authority. Lower Saxony.