Party affiliation: Socialist Party of Austria
District councillor, since 1965. Town councillor responsible for construction industry and town planning, Mistelbach, since 1966. Chairman, Sozialistische Partei Österreichs (Socialist Party of Austria) municipal organization, Mistelbach.
District Chairman, SPÔ. Mistelbach; district Chairman and provincial Vice-Chairman, Association of Socialist District Councillors. Member of Nationalrat, for Lower Austria, since 1982.
Apprentice, 1952-1955. Employee of Austrian Federal Railways, since 1956. Vice President, Lower Austrian Association for Civil Defence.