Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Mayor, Ziegenhain, 1959-1968. Member of District committee. North Hessen, 1963; Land council Ziegenhain, 1968-1973.
Senior Vice President, German Association, of municipal authorities, 1966-1968. Member of Diet, 1974-1983. Member of Bundestag; Head of Legal department, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund, Marburg, 1955-1959.
Partner in Auditing and Trust Company.