Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Member, Regional Committee, Bremen, since 1962. Deputy-Regional Chairman, 1969-1974. Member, District Ctee., Bremen North and Central, 1962-1986.
Member, Bremen Citizens, 1963-1990. Chairman, Christian Democratic Union Citizens Faction, 1971-1973. Member, North German Parliament Council, 1970-1976.
Head of Administrative Department, Düsseldorf Regional Administration. Legal advisor and teacher at German Army, 1960-1971. Member, Management Council, Radio Bremen and Member of Board, Radio Bremen Advertising Ltd.