Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Member of Bundestag (North Rhine Westphalia list). Member of Kreistag Duren, 1969-1982. Chairman. Sub-district Düren-Monschau-Schleiden.
1970-1972; member of SPD-Land committee North-Rhine Westphalia, 1971-1979. Chairman. Sub-district Duren-Heinsberg. 1972-1974; member of District committee, Mittelrhein since 1973.
Chairman. Sub-district Düren since 1974. Chairman Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany) Group Düren to 1982. Mayor, Düren since 1984.
Representative SPD-Group, Committee for Research and Technology since 1984. Member of Industrial Trade Union Mining and Energy. Economist, Graduate engineer.
Member of AWO and Nature Friends. Constructor for the building of chemical plants and fertiliser factories. 1963-1969.