Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Chairman. Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) District, Rheinhessen. Deputy Regional Chairman, Rheinland-Pfalz. Member of Worms City Council, 1974-1980.
Member of Landtag, RheinlandPfalz, 1977-1987. Member of Bundestag, 1987-1991. Minister for Federal and European Issues, Rheinland-Pfalz Region, 1991.
Major in the Reserves, German Army. Personal consultant, 1976-1977. Psychologist, 1981-1991.