Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Chairman, Christian Democratic Union city association. Member of secretariat Christian Democratic Union, district Exec, committee. District administrator (Landratf Arnsberg, 1969-1972.
Member of town council, Sundem, 1975.79' chairman, sports committee. Member of Bundestag for HochsauerLandkreis. Self-employed businessman.
Managing partner, Kaltprofilwalzwerk (Cold Profile Rolling Mill) GmbH. Sundern. Partner, Tillmann Toolmaking GmbH, Arnsberg. Member of plenary assembly, Chamber of Trade and Industry, South East Westfalen, Arnsberg.
Member of governing board. Economic Association of Cold Rolling Mills and Pulling Works (Ziehereien). Member of governing board.
Technical Association of Cold Rolling Mills. Member of committee, Westphalian Co-operative Association. Member of board of trustees, Sepp-Herberger Foundation.