Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Member, District Committee, Württemberg-Hohenzollern and of Regional Committee, Baden-Württemberg. Member, Municipal Council, Argenbühl, 1972-1980. Chairman, Union of Education and Science, October since 1990.
Education Spokesman, CDU/CSU Faction. Member, Faction Committee. Took over agricultural and forestry land, Ratzenried, 1957.
Founded Weltform Publishers, Munich, 1964, Mangaing Director, until 1979. Co-publisher, 2 newspapers. Worked in parents’ counselling, including Chairman, Parents’ Advice Centre, BadenWürttemberg, then on federal level.