Party affiliation: The Christian Social Union in Bavaria
District Chairman of District Associate, Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union), Aschaffenburg. Deputy District Chairman, Unterfranken. Member of Landtag. Bavaria, since 1970.
Deputy Party Whip, 1987-1990. Secretary of State, Bavarian State Ministry of Education Science and The Arts, since 1990. Deputy Member of Bundesrat, since 1990.
Trainee civil servant, court and administration authorities, Unterfranken. 1962-1967; lawyer, Office and District Court, AschafTneburg and Regional Court, Bamberg, 1967-1990.