/ Source: National Journal
- House Web site
- Born: June 17, 1932, New Martinsville, W.Va.
- Family: married (Joyce)
- Education: University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1962; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1963-64
- Professional Career: Owner, Johnstown Minute Car Wash
- Military Career: Marine Corps, 1952-55, 1966-67 (Vietnam); Marine Corps Reserves, 1955-66, 1967-90
- Previous Elective Office: Pennsylvania House of Representatives, 1969-74