Party affiliation: Christian Social Union
Research assistent, Federal Parliament (Bundestag). District chairman, JU, 1970. Mayor, Edelbach, 1971-1972.
District chairman, Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union), district of Aschaffenburg, since 1972. Member of district assembly, Aschaffenburg, since 1972. Member of municipal council, KJeinkahl-Edelbach, until 1978.
Member of regional parliament, Bayern, 1981 -85. Member of Bundestag, Aschaffenburg, since 1987. Lawyer, law practice in Aschaffenburg, since 1970.