Student, University Mainz, Germany, 1953-1957; student, Speyer College Administration, 1959; Doctor of Laws, Federal Academy Fiscal Management, Siegburg, 1962.
With, Bad Kreuznach Taxation Department, 1961-1962; with, Kaiserslautern Taxation Department, 1962-1985; administration director, Kaiserslautern Taxation Department, 1972-1985; member managing board, Kaiserslautern Gas Works, Inc., since 1986.
Member Christian Democratic Union parliamentary deputation Kaiserslautern Municipal Council, 1974-1990, chairman, 1978-1985.
Married Doris Pillat, June 24, 1957. Children: Jutta, Stephan, Thomas, Petra.