Born on August 7, 1922 in Gebenbach, Germany, professed on September 2, 1948. He had a Doctorate in Canon Law. He was elected Consultor and Procurator General in the General Chapter held in 1967. He was elected Superior General at the 1973 General Chapter and re-elected at the 1979 General Chapter. He died on November 24, 2000 in Gars, Germany.