Student, Providence College. Student, Rhode Island College Pharmacy, 1956. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University New England College Osteopathic Medicine.
Member Rhode Island House of Representatives 11th District, 1967-1976. State treasurer State of Rhode Island, 1977-1984, 89—. Chairman Rhode Island Investment Commission.
Member Rhode Island Unclassified Pay Board. Registered securities agent Alex Brown & Sons, 1985-1988. Chairman Rhode Island State Employee's Retirement Board, since 1989.
Vice chairman Board Banking. With Alex Brown & Sons, 1985-1988. Chair Rhode Island Refunding Bond Authority, College and University Savings Bond Program, Rhode Island Public Finance Management Board.
Member Rhode Island Housing Mortgage and Finance Corporation.
Past member National Democratic Charter Commission, Rhode Island Democratic Charter Commission. Member National Association State Treasurer's (president 1980-1981), Rhode Island Pharmaceutical Association, Lions, Knights of Columbus (4th degree).
Married Sarah Symia; children: Michael A., Anthony E., Donna M., Sharon A.