Xavier University (Bachelor of Science, cum laude, 1971). Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio (Juris Doctor, 1974).
Member Ohio House of Representatives, 1975-1980. Chairman Cuyahoga County delegate, 1979-1980. Member 97th Congress 22d Ohio district and 98th-102nd Congress 11th Ohio district, 1981-1992.
Partner Winston & Strawn, Washington, 1993-1994, Arter & Hadden, Washington, 1994-1999, Baker & Hostetler, LLP, Washington, 1999. President & Chief Executive Officer Greater Cleveland Growth Association, 2000—2002. Chairman National Center for Responsible Gambling, 2002.
Member: Ohio House of Representatives, 1974-1980. United States. House of Representatives, 1981-1992. Member: Ohio State and American (Member, Committee on Congressional Reform) Bar Associations.
Married Sandra Jean Pestotnik. 1 son, Edward John.