Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Town councillor Darmstadt since 1967. District chairman, Darmstadt, 1969. Member of Bundestag since 1972.
Deputy chairman, Bundestag committee on Research and Technology, 1974-1976. Committee Darmstadt, 1977-1981. Representative, committee for Post and Telecommunications.
1980; practical assignment, appliances factory. Carl Schenck Machines factory GmbH, Darmstadt since 1959. Member. Postal admin, council since 1981.
Advisory council, town and district savings bank, Darmstadt, 1969-1978. Deputy chairman, supervisory board. South Hessen Gas and Water-AG Darmstadt since 1978.