Party affiliation: Republican
Private practice, Pottsville, Pennsylvania, 1958—1982. Assistant district attorney Schuylkill County, 1963—1969, solicitor, 1969—1972, Blue Mountain School District, Cressona, 1967—1981. Justice Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Harrisburg, 1982—1987.
Judge The United States of America Court Appeals (3d circuit), Pottsville, Pennsylvania, from 1987. Chairman Joint State Government Commission Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1981. Member Pennsylvania Judicial Council, 1980—1982, Pomeroy Commission on Unified Judicial Systems, 1980—1982.
The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.