Party affiliation: Socialist Party of Austria
Union Secretary, Austrian Federation of Trade Unions, Burgenland Provincial Executive, since 1958. Senior official. Chamber of Workers and Employees for Burgenland. 1969-1973, Vice President, 1973-1983, and President, since 1983.
District councillor, Eisenstadt Free Town, 1977-1987. Member of Burgenland Provincial Assembly, 1982-1989. Member of Nationalrat, for Burgenland, since 1989.
Commercial training. Burgenland Cooperative Society. Salesman, Burgenland Co-operative, 1957-1958.