Party affiliation: Republican
- Associate Rawle & Henderson, Philadelphia, 1958-1963, partner, 1964-1979, Palmer Biezup & Henderson, Philadelphia, 1979-1994. Permanent member Judicial Conference 3d Circuit Court Appeals, Philadelphia, 1971-1994. Emeritus trustee Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Greater Philadelphia Philosophy Consortium, Operation Smile, Philadelphia chapter.
- Bar: Pennsylvania 1959, United States District Court (eastern district) Pennsylvania 1959, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1959, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1977, United States District Court (western district) Pennsylvania 1987, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania 1993, Maryland 1994, United States District Court Maryland 1992, New York, New Jersey 1994, United States District Court (eastern and southern district) New York 1994, United States District Court New Jersey.
Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1957. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association Maritime Law Association (executive committee, board directors 1990-1993, Maritime Advisor of the United States), Port Philadelphia Maritime Society, Association Marine Average Adjusters United States, Association Average Adjusters Great Britain, Union League, Merion Cricket Club, Trucking Industry Defense Association (founder, board directors 1993-1994), Yale Club of New York, Westmoreland Club (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania), Downdown Club (Philadelphia).
Born June 25, 1929