Member. North Rhine-Westphalia Parliament, 1958-1975. Mayor of Remscheid, 1961-1963. Minister of Federal Affairs, North Rhine-Westphalia, 196266.
Secretary ofState in Federal Government, 1967-1969. Member of the European Parliament, since 1979. Member North Rhine-Westphalia admin, service, 1954-1956.
Official of Berlin delegation in Bonn, 1956-1962. Chairman, exec, board, Krupp-Industrie-Technik GmbH, since 1963. Member exec, board, BuckauWalther AG, 1969-1983.