Steil was the son of a blacksmith and he too learned this trade. In 1913 he joined the SPD. In the First World War he served as a soldier. Between the world wars he worked as a foreman at the Harbor Building Authority Bremen and as a wagon master in the Reichsbahn . From 1923 to 1933 he was a member of the parish council of St. Magnus . From 1939 to 1944 he was a soldier again, now in World War II .
In 1945 he resumed his activities in the SPD. He was elected from 1946 to 1963 as a member of the Bremen citizenship and was vice-president of the citizenship from 1955 to 1959. From 1948 to 1960 he was the head of the Bremen district - Burglesum . From 1969 to 1975 he was chairman of the Lesum Heimatverein .
2,015 new trainer has been in the district Lesum, Lesum Park , the Hans-pitched street named after him.
- Herbert Black Forest : The Great Bremen Lexicon . 2nd, updated, revised and expanded edition. Edition Temmen, Bremen 2003, ISBN 3-86108-693-X .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German foreman, head of office and politician (SPD), Member of the Bundestag|
|DATE OF BIRTH||January 31, 1895|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Ritterhude|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 16, 1979|
|Place of death||Bremen|