ML, University Heidelberg, 1962. Doctor of Laws, University Heidelberg, 1962. Doctor, University Law School, Wuerzburg.
Master of Laws; Master of Business Administration.
Vice president, Thyssen A.G. Dusseldorf, 1964-1968; vice president, partner, Loeb, Rhoades & Company. New York City, 1969-1975; vice-chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Fed-Mart Corporation, San Diego, 1975-1981; vice chairman, chief Executive officer successor companies, Sunbelt Investment Holdings, Inc., 1981-1988; chairman successor companies, Trucolor Foto Inc., 1981-1988; chairman successor companies, Clearfoto, Inc., 1981-1988; managing director, Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., New York City and London, 1988-1991; principal, chairman, Cardinal Capital Corporation principal, chairman, Cardinal realty corporation, Palm Beach, Florida, since 1991.
Served with West Germany Army, 1958-1959. Member St. James's Club (London).
Married Cornelia T. Gundlach. Children: Andrew, Annabelle, Julia Olivia.