Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Deputy-Sec., Christen Democratisch Appel (Christian Democratic Appeal), Aachen, 1974, then Secretary,Konigswinter, 1985. Member. Industry Union Mining and Energy. 1953, Metal, since 1961.
Member, Catholic Employees Movement, since 1960. Member. Economic and Social Depts. of European Community, 1986. Fitter; Federal Secretary, Young Workforce, 1971.
Director of Studies, Adam Stegerwald Haus. Works committee member, iron and steel works, Oberhausen.