Party affiliation: Christian Social Union
Member of Bundestag since 1977. District chairman. Young Union Lower Bavaria, 1971-1977. Member of Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) District committee since 1971.
Town and District Council since 1972. Member of Diet Bavaria, 1974-1977. Chairman, District Christlich Soziale Union (Christian Social Union) Passau-Land since 1981.
Deputy chairman, Budget cttee. Air force service; secondary school teacher until 1974. Member of Kolpingwerk, CGB, Tax Payers and Settlers Association.
Member of Representatives Assembly, SIGNAL-Accident Insurance a.G. Chairman, Gcrman-Czechoslovakian Society, Land assn. Bavaria; vice-president, South-East Europe Society, Munich.