Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany. Group of The European People's Party
Member, Chamber of Deputies, Berlin, 1967-1976. Member of the Bundestag, 1976-1980. Member of the European Parliament, 1978.
Chairman, CDU/CSU European Parliamentary Group. Judge, Berlin regional court, 1950. Legal advisor, district auth. of Stetglitz, Berlin, 1951-1954.
Lawyer, since 1963.