Party affiliation: Christian Social Union
Deputy chairman, District Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) and member of District committee, Munich, since 1963. Member of Diet Bavaria, 1974-1980. Member of Bundestag, since 1980.
Member of management, Pieroth, Burg Layen. Man. partner, Agency for Inter-business Cooperation GIZ GmbH and South West Information GmbH. Man. director. Association, of Independent Bavarian Hydraulic Engineers.