T4. NSDAP/SA. Jurist, Oberregierungsrat (1943), SA-Sturmbannführer (1944). Since Jan 1941 manager (Geschäftsführer) of the "Euthanasia" Center T4. Spring 1944 appointed head of Aktion Reinhard in Trieste, responsible for combatting partisans and Jews. 20.12.1968 sentenced to 8 years of imprisonment by LG Frankfurt a.M. for complicity to murder of at least 34,549 people.