After graduating from high school, Baltes took up a degree in economics , which he completed with the examination for a degree in economics and the examination for higher education. He joined the Saarland school service as a commercial student counselor and worked from 1957 to 1965 as a vocational school teacher at commercial schools. He then worked as a lecturer for economics and politics at the State Engineering School in Saarbrücken .
- Rudolf Vierhaus , Ludolf Herbst (eds.), Bruno Jahn (collaborators): Biographical manual of the members of the German Bundestag. 1949-2002. Vol. 1: A-M. KG Saur, Munich 2002, ISBN 3-598-23782-0 , p. 34.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German educator and politician (SPD), Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 19, 1930|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Hüttigweiler|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 31, 2001|
|Place of death||Völklingen|