Party affiliation: Free Democratic Party
Member, LDPD, 1969; District Chairman, North Magdeburg, 3 legislative periods. Member. District Committee, Magdeburg. Deputy Chairman. Freie Demokratische Partei (Free Democratic Party), Sachsen-Anhalt.
Carpenter and bricklayer. Manager and Director of a company, since 1955. Managing Director, own Monument Maintenance Firm, Paul Schuster, Magdeburg.
Concurrently craftsman and designer for 20 years. Vice President, Middle-class Building Industry. Deputy Chairman, Cultural Associate.
Chairman, Society for Monument Maintenance.