Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Member of Bundestag; member of ÖTV since 1967. Member of sub-district committee, Bottrop. Member of town council, Bottrop since 1975.
Deputy man. director. Association, of Senior Mining Civil Servants, Essen, 1966. Director of department, Stadtsparkasse Bothrop to 1980.
Deputy member of committee, ibid., 1967-1980.